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Polymastia pachymastia  (sponge)

Photo of Polymastia pachymastia by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16032)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Discovery Passage Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date Upload Date January 23, 2012
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.0788888888889
UTM Easting Longitude -125.253888888889
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16032
Notes Polymastia pachymastia. Aggregated nipple sponge. Identified by Bill Austin. This sponge can form extensive mats, up to 20 cm across. It is abundant in Discovery Passage. Family Polymastiidae.

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