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Poecillastra rickettsi  (Sponge)

Photo of Poecillastra rickettsi by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16025)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Temple Rock, Pender Harbour Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 23, 2012
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.6241666666667
UTM Easting Longitude -124.096388888889
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16025
Notes Poecillastra rickettsi. Bracket sponge. Named for pioneering marine naturalist Ed Ricketts. Identified by Bill Austin. Common in Sechelt and Jervis Inlets attached to vertical rock walls. Family Vulcanellidae.

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