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Spongionella sp.  (Sponge)

Photo of Spongionella sp. by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16845)

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 -123.789166666667
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16845
Notes Spongionella sp. Whitish encrustation up to 8 cm in diameter with conspicuous white spots. Identified by Bill Austin from collected specimen. Khoyatan Marine Lab Accession #1183. This is considered to be an undescribed species of Spongionella. Family Dictyodendrillidae.


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