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Verongula reiswigi   (Alcolado, 1984)

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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Verongida | Aplysinidae

Environment / Climate / Range Ecology

Reef-associated.  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Central Atlantic: Panama, Cuba and Belize.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 15.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 415)

Short description Morphology

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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

Human uses


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Estimates of some properties based on models

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