UNCW National Science Foundation Valdosta State University Universidad Nacional de Colombia The Sponge Guide

 

Notes: Soft, dark purple cushions-encrustations. Skin looks paler than oscular collars. In the W. Atlantic this species has been named C. erecta (Row, 1911), which is a name for the Red Sea. It probably needs a new name.
 
Author Reference: (Row, 1911)
 
Link: World Porifera Database
 
Color:
purple-violet
Morphology:
encrusting
Consistency:
soft
Locations:
Bahamas - Stirrups Cays, N Berry Islands

  

 

 

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