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Cinachyrella arenosa   (van Soest & Stentoft, 1988)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Cinachyrella arenosa  AquaMaps  Data sources: GBIF OBIS
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Spirophorida | Tetillidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile; depth range 17 - 50 m (Ref. 108813).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Globular or subglobular, grows up to 4.5 cm across. Specimens between .05 to 1.5 cm are ovoid erect, rarely stalked. Surface covered with 2 to 6 large elevated cup-like depressions (i.e., porocalices) at widths between .05 to 1 cm. Spicules present, radiated with protruding tips covering the remaining surface. Color ranges from orange to yellow, reddish brown, or gray; paler internally. Firm consistency, small specimens softer. Oscules on top of cone-shaped protuberances, smaller than porocalices. Spongin fibers absent (Ref. 85482).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in deeper rock pavements and hard bottoms (Ref. 85482). 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).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

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.

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

Messing, Charles. 2010. (Ref. 85482)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | ispecies | PubMed | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates of some properties based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 22.9 - 27.8, mean 24.8 (based on 78 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)