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Geodia mesotriaena  (Sponge)

Photo of Geodia mesotriaena by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16024)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Sechelt Inlet Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 23, 2012
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.6177777777778
UTM Easting Longitude -123.803055555556
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16024
Notes Geodia mesotriaena. Armoured ball sponge. Identified by Bill Austin. Large, ball-like, usually with "bald" patch. Common in Sechelt Inlet and Tzoonie Narrows. Family Geodiidae.


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