Leuconia fernandensis Breitfuss, 1898
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Family:  Baeriidae ()
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Environment:  sessile; marine
Distribution:  Southeast Pacific: Juan Fernandez.
Biology:  Members of the class Calcarea are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into either coeloblastula or amphiblastula 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. (120744)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 29.05.06
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 27.01.11

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