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Verongula reiswigi   (Alcolado, 1984)

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Classification
Demospongiae | Verongida | Aplysinidae
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Main reference
Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)
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Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 15.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Environment
Reef-associated

Climate / Range
Tropical

Distribution
Western Central Atlantic: Panama, Cuba and Belize.
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Short description
Height: 10 - 15 cm. Tubes almost as wide as tall. Green with yellow and bluish spots externally, yellow internally. Surface with ridges: 0.2 - 0.4 cm high; that run parallel, or sinuously. Soft in consistency. Turns black when taken out of water (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Open reef, rare (Ref. 415). Members of the class Demospongiae are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into parenchymella larva (free-swimming) before settling down on a substrate where it grows into a young sponge (Ref. 833).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)

   

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless




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Vulnerability (Ref. 71543)
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown