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Family: Microcionidae (See list of species below)

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133 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Antho dichotoma
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Antho graceae
[red-brown encrusting sponge]
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Antho gymnazusa
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Antho illgi
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Antho inconstans
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Antho involvens
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Antho lambei
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Antho levii
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Antho novizelanica
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Antho penneyi
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Antho ridleyi
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Artemisina apollinis
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Artemisina jorvis
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Artemisina melana
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Artemisina plumosa
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Artemisina tubulosa
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Axociella spinosa
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Clathria abietina
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Clathria aceratoobtusa
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Clathria affinis
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Clathria antarctica
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Clathria anthoides
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Clathria araiosa
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Clathria armata
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Clathria aruensis
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Clathria atrasanguinea
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Clathria australiensis
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Clathria basilana
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Clathria bulbosa
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Clathria cactiformis
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Clathria calla
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Clathria calochela
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Clathria campecheae
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Clathria carteri
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Clathria cervicornis
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Clathria chelifera
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Clathria claudei
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Clathria claviformis
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Clathria coppingeri
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Clathria coralliophila
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Clathria coralloides
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Clathria corneolia
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Clathria cratitia
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Clathria depressa
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Clathria dichela
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Clathria discreta
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Clathria distincta
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Clathria eccentrica
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Clathria echinata
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Clathria eurypa
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Clathria fascicularis
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Clathria fasciculata
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Clathria faviformis
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Clathria ferrea
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Clathria filifera
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Clathria flabellata
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Clathria flabellifera
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Clathria foliacea
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Clathria foraminifera
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Clathria gorgonioides
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Clathria hentscheli
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Clathria hirsuta
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Clathria inanchorata
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Clathria intermedia
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Clathria juniperina
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Clathria kieschnicki
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Clathria koltuni
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Clathria kylista
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Clathria lendenfeldi
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Clathria lindgreni
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Clathria lipochela
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Clathria litos
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Clathria longitoxa
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Clathria macroisochela
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Clathria major
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Clathria menoui
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Clathria meyeri
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Clathria michaelseni
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Clathria microchela
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Clathria mixta
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Clathria mutabilis
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Clathria nidificata
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Clathria nuda
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Clathria orientalis
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Clathria papillosa
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Clathria patula
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Clathria pauper
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Clathria pellicula
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Clathria procera
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Clathria prolifera
[red beard sponge]
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Clathria ramosa
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Clathria rectangulosa
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Clathria reinwardti
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Clathria rhopalophora
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Clathria ridleyi
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Clathria robusta
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Clathria rosetafiordica
[yellow crust sponge (with rosettes)]
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Clathria rugosa
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Clathria saraspinifera
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Clathria schoenus
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Clathria similis
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Clathria spinarcus
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Clathria spinifera
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Clathria spinosa
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Clathria spongodes
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Clathria surculosa
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Clathria terraenovae
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Clathria tetrastyla
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Clathria thielei
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Clathria topsenti
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Clathria toxifera
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Clathria toxipraedita
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Clathria tuberosa
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Clathria vasiformis
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Clathria venosa
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Clathria virgultosa
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Clathria vulpina
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Echinochalina australiensis
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Echinochalina barba
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Echinochalina bargibanti
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Echinochalina intermedia
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Echinochalina laboutei
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Echinoclathria arcifera
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Echinoclathria beringensis
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Echinoclathria contexta
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Echinoclathria papyracea
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Microciona lambei
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Microciona parthena
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Microciona primitiva
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Ophlitaspongia papilla
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Ophlitaspongia pennata
[red encrusting sponge]
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Pandaros acanthifolium
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Plocamia karykina
[bright red sponge]
133 Species of Family Microcionidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Antho dichotoma Northeast Atlantic
Antho graceae red-brown encrusting sponge Northeast Pacific
Antho gymnazusa Western Central Atlantic.
Antho illgi Northeast Pacific
Antho inconstans Northeast Atlantic
Antho involvens Northeast Atlantic.
Antho lambei Northeast Pacific
Antho levii Western Central Pacific.
Antho novizelanica Western Central Pacific.
Antho penneyi Western Central Atlantic.
Antho ridleyi Western Central Pacific
Artemisina apollinis Southern Ocean.
Artemisina jorvis Antarctic Indian Ocean
Artemisina melana Western Central Atlantic
Artemisina plumosa Antarctic Atlantic
Artemisina tubulosa Antarctica.
Axociella spinosa Western Central Atlantic
Clathria abietina Indo-West Pacific
Clathria aceratoobtusa Indo-West Pacific.
Clathria affinis Western Central Atlantic
Clathria antarctica Southeast Pacific
Clathria anthoides Western Central Pacific.
Clathria araiosa Western Central Pacific
Clathria armata Northeast Atlantic
Clathria aruensis Western Central Pacific
Clathria atrasanguinea Northeast Atlantic
Clathria australiensis Western Central Pacific
Clathria basilana Indo-West Pacific.
Clathria bulbosa Western Central Pacific
Clathria cactiformis Eastern Indian Ocean
Clathria calla Western Central Atlantic
Clathria calochela Western Central Pacific
Clathria campecheae Caribbean
Clathria carteri Western Central Atlantic
Clathria cervicornis Western Central Pacific.
Clathria chelifera Western Central Pacific
Clathria claudei Western Central Pacific
Clathria claviformis Western Central Pacific
Clathria coppingeri Western Central Pacific
Clathria coralliophila Western Central Pacific
Clathria coralloides Northeast Atlantic
Clathria corneolia Western Central Pacific
Clathria cratitia Western Central Pacific
Clathria depressa Northeast Atlantic
Clathria dichela Indo-West Pacific
Clathria discreta Southeast Pacific
Clathria distincta Western Central Pacific
Clathria eccentrica Western Central Pacific
Clathria echinata Western Central Atlantic. 15 H
Clathria eurypa Western Central Pacific
Clathria fascicularis Western Central Atlantic
Clathria fasciculata Western Central Pacific 25 H
Clathria faviformis Western Central Atlantic
Clathria ferrea Probably in the Caribbean
Clathria filifera Western Central Pacific.
Clathria flabellata Antarctic Atlantic.
Clathria flabellifera Western Central Pacific
Clathria foliacea Western Central Atlantic.
Clathria foraminifera Indo-West Pacific
Clathria gorgonioides Western Central Pacific
Clathria hentscheli Western Central Pacific
Clathria hirsuta Western Central Pacific
Clathria inanchorata Western Central Pacific
Clathria intermedia Southwest Pacific
Clathria juniperina Western Central Atlantic
Clathria kieschnicki Western Central Pacific
Clathria koltuni Southeast Pacific
Clathria kylista Western Central Pacific
Clathria lendenfeldi Indo-West Pacific.
Clathria lindgreni Western Central Pacific
Clathria lipochela Antarctic Indian Ocean
Clathria litos Western Central Pacific
Clathria longitoxa Western Central Pacific
Clathria macroisochela Western Central Pacific.
Clathria major Western Central Pacific
Clathria menoui Western Central Pacific
Clathria meyeri Western Central Pacific
Clathria michaelseni Western Central Pacific
Clathria microchela Western Central Atlantic
Clathria mixta Western Central Pacific
Clathria mutabilis Western Central Pacific
Clathria nidificata Southeast Pacific and the
Clathria nuda Western Central Pacific
Clathria orientalis Western Central Pacific
Clathria papillosa Southeast Pacific
Clathria patula Eastern Indian Ocean
Clathria pauper Antarctic Indian Ocean
Clathria pellicula Western Central Pacific
Clathria procera Indo-West Pacific
Clathria prolifera red beard sponge Western Atlantic. Tropic
Clathria ramosa Western Central Pacific
Clathria rectangulosa Western Central Atlantic
Clathria reinwardti Indo-West Pacific.
Clathria rhopalophora Indo-West Pacific
Clathria ridleyi Western Central Pacific
Clathria robusta Western Central Pacific
Clathria rosetafiordica yellow crust sponge (with rosettes) Southeast Pacific
Clathria rugosa Western Central Pacific
Clathria saraspinifera Southeast Pacific
Clathria schoenus Western Central Atlantic. 15 H
Clathria similis Western Central Pacific
Clathria spinarcus Northeast Atlantic
Clathria spinifera Indo-West Pacific
Clathria spinosa Western Central Atlantic
Clathria spongodes Western Central Pacific
Clathria surculosa Western Central Pacific
Clathria terraenovae Antarctic Indian Ocean
Clathria tetrastyla Western Central Pacific
Clathria thielei Western Central Pacific
Clathria topsenti Western Central Pacific
Clathria toxifera Indo-West Pacific.
Clathria toxipraedita Antarctica.
Clathria tuberosa Western Central Pacific.
Clathria vasiformis Western Central Atlantic
Clathria venosa Western Central Atlantic. 0.200000002980232 OT
Clathria virgultosa Western Central Atlantic.
Clathria vulpina Indo-West Pacific.
Echinochalina australiensis Western Central Pacific
Echinochalina barba Indo-West Pacific.
Echinochalina bargibanti Western Central Pacific
Echinochalina intermedia Western Central Pacific
Echinochalina laboutei Western Central Pacific
Echinoclathria arcifera Western Central Atlantic
Echinoclathria beringensis Northeast Pacific and the
Echinoclathria contexta Southeast Pacific
Echinoclathria papyracea Antarctic Indian Ocean
Microciona lambei Arctic
Microciona parthena Eastern Central Pacific 10 H
Microciona primitiva Canada
Ophlitaspongia papilla Northeast Atlantic
Ophlitaspongia pennata red encrusting sponge Eastern Pacific. 1.2 H
Pandaros acanthifolium Western Central Atlantic.
Plocamia karykina bright red sponge Northeast Pacific



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