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Pleraplysilla sp.  (Sponge)

Photo of Pleraplysilla sp. by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16844)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location 9 Mile Pt., Sechelt Inlet Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat subtidal, bedrock
Photo Date May 12, 2011 Upload Date May 02, 2012
Elevation (m) -30
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.6030555555556
UTM Easting Longitude -123.789444444444
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16844
Notes Pleraplysilla sp. White, very thin encrustation with conspicuous peaks that reaches 10 cm in diameter. Identified by Bill Austin from collected specimen. Khoyatan Marine Lab Accession #1184. This is considered to be an undescribed species of Pleraplysilla. Family Dysideidae.

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