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Discodermia proliferans   L√©vi & L√©vi, 1983


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

Demospongiae | Lithistida | Theonellidae

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

Sessile; depth range 188 - 936 m (Ref. 102187).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific: New Caledonia and New Zealand. Tropical to temperate.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Found on grey mudstone; dredged from hard surfaces on peaks of seamounts and continental margins (Ref. 89546). 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).

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

Kelly, M. 2007. (Ref. 89546)

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 115185)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

  Harmless

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Mass conversion

Internet sources

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): 9.3 - 16.9, mean 11.1 (based on 29 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)