Biemna fortis (Topsent, 1897)
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Family:  Desmacellidae ()
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Environment:  sessile; marine; depth range 1 - 30 m
Distribution:  Indo-West Pacific.
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Biology:  Filter-feeder (Ref. 68823). Members of the class Demospongiae are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into parenchymella larva (free-swimming) before settling down on a substrate where it grows into a young sponge (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (119314)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Pacres-Urriquia, Lealde - 11.11.09
Modified by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 21.09.17

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