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Dragmacidon kishinensis  (Sponge)

Photo of Dragmacidon kishinensis by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #65267)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Skookumchuck Narrows, BC Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine, subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date April 27, 2014
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.7625
UTM Easting Longitude -123.938333333333
UTM Northing Photo ID # 65267
Notes Dragmacidon kishinense Austin, Ott, Reiswig, Romagosa & McDaniel, 2013. Family Axinellidae. A lumpy orange encrusting sponge that inhabits current-swept habitats in BC. Described as a new species by Bill Austin et al (2013). See ZooKeys 338: 11-28 (2013) for full description. Note that the published specific name kishinensis has been changed to kishinense to reflect the neutral gender of the genus name.


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