Hexactinellida | Lyssacinosida
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 2516 - 2928 m (Ref. 87472). Polar
Antarctic Indian Ocean: Kerguelen.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Depth range based on Kerguelen.
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Members of the class Hexactinellida are hermaphroditic. Life cycle: The zygote develops into trichimella larva (free-swimming) before settling down on a substrate where it grows into a young sponge.
Janussen, D., K.R. Tabachnick and O.S. Tendal. 2004. (Ref. 87472)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
| FishSource |
Estimates of some properties based on models
): 1.3 - 1.9, mean 1.8 (based on 9 cells).