Leucosolenia eleanor Eleanor's Calcareous Sponge, Lacy Ball Sponge
Leucosolenia eleanoris commonly referred to as Eleanor's Calcareous Sponge, Lacy Ball Sponge. Difficulty in the aquarium: Cold water animal. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
- Leucosolenia eleanor
- Eleanor's Röhrenkalkschwamm, Netz-Ball-Schwamm
- Eleanor's Calcareous Sponge, Lacy Ball Sponge
- Family tree:
- Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Calcarea (Class) > Leucosolenida (Order) > Leucosoleniidae (Family) > Leucosolenia (Genus) > eleanor (Species)
- Initial determination:
- Urban, 1906
- Alaska, Arctic (North Polar Sea), Gulf of California, Japan, Northeast Pacific Ocean, USA
- Sea depth:
- 0 - 15 Meter
- 1.97" - 5.91" (5cm - 15cm)
- 48.2 °F - 50 °F (9°C - 10°C)
- Filter feeder
- Cold water animal
- Toxic hazard unknown
- Appendix III (Individuals or corresponding products from the mentioned country require an export permit, from other countries a certificate of origin is required)
- Red List:
- Not evaluated (NE)
- Related species at
Catalog of Life:
- Meerwasser-Lexikon Team
- 2020-11-29 13:22:02
- 2020-11-29 13:34:41
Leucosolenia eleanor Urban, 1906
Commonly known as the Eleanor's Calcareous Sponge, Tube Sponge or Lacy Ball Sponge.This calcareous Sponge is a filter feeder and a coldwater species.
This white tube ball sponge get to 5-15cm in diameter and attached to substrates by a thin stalk.
Similar to the spaghetti ball sponge Leucosolenia nautilia.
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