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Amphilectus digitatus  (Sponge)

Photo of Amphilectus digitatus by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16043)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Pearse Islands, Weynton Passage Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date March 25, 2010 Upload Date January 23, 2012
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 50.5877777777778
UTM Easting Longitude -126.833055555556
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16043
Notes Amphilectus digitatus. Glove sponge. Identified by Bill Austin from collected specimens, NM #220. This species thrives in current-swept habitats and can reach 50 cm tall. Family Esperiopsidae.


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