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Sponges, Phylum Porifera, Part 7

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By Bob Fenner

 

Genus Ptiocaulus
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Ptilocaulis sp. Red-Orange Branching Sponges. These are branched, upright colonies whose appearance is bumpy-rough. Not common but found in the Caribbean, Bahamas, rarely in Florida. Generally found near coral reef tops, especially near drop-offs, in 40 to 80 feet depths. Eight to fifteen inches in height. Aquarium photo. 


Genus Pseudocerasina:
Pseudocerasina crassa (Hyatt 1875)(now: Aiolochroia crassa (Hyatt, 1875). Branching Tube Sponge. Occurs in purples, yellows... Cozumel 2012

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Rhaphidophlus juniperinus Cozumel

Siphonochalina sp. Red Sea. About four feet tall. 

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