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Dragmacidon reticulatum   (Ridley & Dendy, 1886)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2100
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Demospongiae | Halichondrida | Axinellidae

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

Reef-associated; brackish; depth range 0 - 70 m (Ref. 415).  Tropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Atlantic and Pacific Ocean: Caribbean.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm

Short description Morphology

Massive-amorphous, lobate or mound-shape. Bright red externally and internally. Short conule: 0.05 cm high; distributed or tall conules: 0.1 - 0.2 cm high irregularly distributed. Oscules abundant: 0.3 - 0.6 cm in diameter, with a thin membrane. Slimy when cut (Ref. 415).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in rock patches, mangrove roots and on coral reefs at depths between 0.5 to 70 m (Ref. 415, 81712). 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

Collin, R., M.C. Díaz, J. Norenburg, R.M. Rocha, J.A. Sánchez, M. Schulze, A. Schwartz and A. Valdés. 2005. (Ref. 415)

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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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): 23.6 - 28, mean 26.5 (based on 228 cells).
Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown