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Cinachyrella kuekenthali   (Uliczka, 1929)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Cinachyrella kuekenthali  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 4 - 100 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

Shape varies as globular, almost spherical, or erect egg-shaped; apex usually flattened or depressed. Common width is between 15 to 20 cm. Surface scarred with numerous round cup-like depressions, i.e., porocalices, concentrating in the apical depression. Radiated spicules, protruding tips make remaining surface bristly. External color: orange, yellow-orange, or brownish orange. May be brown due to presence of algae or cyanobacteria. Rich yellow internally. Consistency elastic but firm. Few oscules.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in medium-energy reef environments and deep 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

Zea, S., T.P. Henkel and J.R. Pawlik. 2009. (Ref. 81728)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)


CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

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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): 22.8 - 27.8, mean 25.7 (based on 340 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown