Species under Mycale
n= 76
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Mycale acerata
Kirkpatrick, 1907
Southeast Pacific, Southwest Atlantic and the Antarctic
Mycale adhaerens
(Lambe, 1893)
Smooth scallop sponge Northeast Pacific and Northwest Atlantic 1
Mycale americana
van Soest, 1984
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale angulosa
(Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale anomala
(Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Eastern Central Pacific
Mycale antiae
Urgorri & Díaz-Agras, 2019
Northeast Atlantic
Mycale arctica
(Fristedt, 1887)
Arctic
Mycale arenaria
Hajdu & Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1994
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale arndti
van Soest, 1984
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale aruensis
Hentschel, 1912
Western Central Pacific
Mycale bidentata
(Dendy, 1905)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale carmigropila
Hadju & Rützler, 1998
Western Central Atlantic 0.300000011920929
Mycale cavernosa
Bergquist, 1965
Western Central Pacific
Mycale cecilia
de Laubenfels, 1936
Indo-Pacific and Caribbean
Mycale citrina
Hajdu & Rützler, 1998
Western Central Atlantic 0.600000023841858
Mycale cleistochela
Vacelet & Vasseur, 1971
Western Central Pacific
Mycale contarenii
(Martens, 1824)
Northeast Atlantic and Central Pacific
Mycale corallina
Calcinai, Cerrano & Bavestrello, 2016
Western Central Pacific
Mycale coronata
(Dendy, 1926)
Indo-West Pacific
Mycale crassissima
(Dendy, 1905)
Indo-West Pacific
Mycale dendyi
(Row, 1911)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale denticulata
Bertolino, Calcinai & Pansini, 2009
Antarctic Ocean
Mycale diaphana
(Schmidt, 1870)
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale doellojuradoi
Burton, 1940
Doello Jurado's sponge Southwest Atlantic and Southeast Pacific
Mycale escarlatei
Hajdu, Zea, Kielman & Peixinho, 1995
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale euplectelloides
(Row, 1911)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale fibrexilis
(Wilson, 1894)
Flabby sponge Northwest Atlantic
Mycale fibrosa
Boury-Esnault & van Beveren, 1982
Southern Oceans
Mycale furcata
Calcinai, Bavestrello, Bertolino, Pica, Wagner & Cerrano, 2013
Western Central Pacific
Mycale gelatinosa
(Ridley, 1884)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale grandis
Gray, 1867
Orange keyhole sponge Central Pacific
Mycale helios
(Fristedt, 1887)
Arctic and Northern Pacific
Mycale immitis
(Schmidt, 1870)
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale incurvata
Lévi, 1993
Western Central Pacific
Mycale indica
(Carter, 1887)
Indo-West Pacific
Mycale intermedia
(Schmidt, 1874)
Arctic
Mycale laevis
(Carter, 1882)
Orange icing sponge Western Central Atlantic 10
Mycale laxissima
(Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Strawberry vase sponge Western Central Atlantic 50
Mycale lingua
(Bowerbank, 1866)
Furrowed horny sponge Northern Atlantic and the Arctic
Mycale lissochela
Bergquist, 1965
Western Central Pacific
Mycale loveni
(Fristedt, 1887)
Loven's horny sponge Northern Pacific and the Arctic
Mycale macilenta
(Bowerbank, 1866)
Northeast Atlantic
Mycale macrosigma
(Lindgren, 1897)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale madraspatana
Annandale, 1914
Western Central Pacific
Mycale magellanica
(Ridley, 1881)
Magellanic volcano sponge Southwest Atlantic, Southeast Pacific and Antarctic
Mycale magnirhaphidifera
van Soest, 1984
Western Central Atlantic 0.5
Mycale mammiformis
(Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Antarctic Indian Ocean
Mycale massa
(Schmidt, 1862)
Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean
Mycale maunakea
De Laubenfels, 1951
Eastern Central Pacific
Mycale mauricei
Van Soest, Aryasari & De Voogd, 2021
Antarctic Atlantic
Mycale micracanthoxea
Buizer & Van Soest, 1977
Northeast Atlantic
Mycale microsigmatosa
Arndt, 1927
Western Central Atlantic 5
Mycale moluccensis
Thiele, 1903
Western Central Pacific
Mycale monanchorata
Burton & Rao, 1932
Western Central Pacific
Mycale murrayi
(Ridley & Dendy, 1886)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale myriasclera
Lévi & Lévi, 1983
Western Central Pacific
Mycale mytilorum
Annandale, 1914
Western Indian Ocean
Mycale obscura
(Carter, 1882)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale oceanica
(Topsent, 1924)
Indo-West Pacific
Mycale orientalis
(Topsent, 1897)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale parasitica
(Carter, 1885)
Eastern Indian Ocean
Mycale parishi
(Bowerbank, 1875)
Red-brown branching sponge Indo-Pacific
Mycale paschalis
Desqueyroux-Faundez, 1990
Southeast Pacific
Mycale pellucida
(Ridley, 1884)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale phillipensis
(Dendy, 1896)
Western Pacific
Mycale phyllophila
Hentschel, 1911
Western Pacific
Mycale plumosa
Hoshino, 1981
Indo-West Pacific
Mycale renieroides
(Schmidt, 1870)
Western Central Atlantic
Mycale rhaphidotoxa
Hentschel, 1912
Western Central Pacific
Mycale rotalis
(Bowerbank, 1874)
Northeast Atlantic
Mycale sulevoidea
(Sollas, 1902)
Indo-West Pacific
Mycale tenuisistrongylata
Hoshino, 1981
Western Central Pacific
Mycale tenuispiculata
(Dendy, 1905)
Western Central Pacific
Mycale thielei
Hajdu & Desqueyroux-Faúndez, 1994
Light yellow chicken-liver sponge Southeast Pacific
Mycale titubans
(Schmidt, 1870)
Atlantic Ocean
Mycale tylotornota
Koltun, 1964
Antarctic Atlantic
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