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Polymastia pacifica  (Sponge)

Photo of Polymastia pacifica by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16031)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Egmont Point Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 23, 2012
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.7763888888889
UTM Easting Longitude -123.949166666667
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16031
Notes Polymastia pacifica. Pointed nipple sponge. Identification by Bill Austin. Forms small mats up to 3 cm across. Often covered with silt and quite inconspicuous. Common in Sechelt Inlet. Khoyatan Marine Lab Accession #1185, 1297, 1337, 1339, 1340, 1324. Family Polymastiidae.


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