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Cantabrina sp.  (Sponge)

Photo of Cantabrina sp. by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #16843)

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) -15
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.6030555555556
UTM Easting Longitude -123.789166666667
UTM Northing Photo ID # 16843
Notes Cantabrina sp. White, thin, encrusting, very delicate. Forms small encrustations up to 8 cm in diameter. Identified by Bill Austin from collected specimens. Khoyatan Marine Lab Accession #1186, #1181. Family Raspailiidae. This is considered to be an undescribed species of Cantabrina. Family Raspailiidae.

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