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Stelletta clavosa Hairy olives sponge

Stelletta clavosais commonly referred to as Hairy olives sponge. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1265 
AphiaID:
169915 
Scientific:
Stelletta clavosa 
German:
Haariger Olivenschwamm 
English:
Hairy Olives Sponge 
Category:
Sponges 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Tetractinellida (Order) > Ancorinidae (Family) > Stelletta (Genus) > clavosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ridley, 1884 
Occurrence:
Australia, Banda Sea, Borneo (Kalimantan), Great Barrier Reef, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Philippines, Singapore, the Andaman Sea, Vietnam, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
5 - 30 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 0.79" (1cm - 2cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 78.8 °F (24°C - 26°C) 
Food:
Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Stelletta addita
  • Stelletta aeruginosa
  • Stelletta agglutinans
  • Stelletta agulhana
  • Stelletta anancora
  • Stelletta anasteria
  • Stelletta anthastra
  • Stelletta arenaria
  • Stelletta aruensis
  • Stelletta aspera
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-03-25 20:03:22 

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Stelletta clavosa Ridley, 1884

Nearly spheric sponge with colours from olive-green to brown. It has a round central exhaustion aperture an can itself fix to new locations with the lime spicules. Zhe normal size is 1 - 1,5 cm, sometimes bigger.Maintainable and spawnable sponge with no special feeding requirements.

Synonymised names:
Myriaster clavosa (misspelling of genus name and genus transfer)
Myriaster quadrata (misspelling of genus name, genus transfer and junior synonym)
Myriaster toxodonta (misspelling of genus name, genus transfer and junior synonym)
Myriastra clavosa (Ridley, 1884) (genus transfer)
Myriastra clavosa var. quadrata Sollas, 1886 (junior synonym)
Myriastra quadrata Sollas, 1886
Myriastra toxodonta Sollas, 1886 (genus transfer and junior synonym)

External links

  1. wildsingapore.com (en). Abgerufen am 30.03.2021.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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