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Chelonaplysilla noevus Sponge

Chelonaplysilla noevusis commonly referred to as Sponge. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Chelonaplysilla noevus. Israel 2020


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lexID:
3223 
AphiaID:
132301 
Scientific:
Chelonaplysilla noevus 
German:
Schwamm 
English:
Sponge 
Category:
Sponges 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Dendroceratida (Order) > Darwinellidae (Family) > Chelonaplysilla (Genus) > noevus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Carter, ), 1876 
Occurrence:
Azores, Israel, North Atlantic Ocean, the Cape Verde Archipelago, the Mediterranean Sea 
Sea depth:
15 - 115 Meter 
Size:
up to 10.63" (27 cm) 
Temperature:
68 °F - 80.6 °F (20°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-06-16 19:43:03 

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Chelonaplysilla noevus (Carter, 1876)

Chelonaplysilla noevus (Carter, 1876) is a dark purple encrusting species with a very characteristic surface reticulation of sand grains visible to the naked eye or with a low magnification. There are coarse sharp conules, similar to those of Aplysilla .

Can be found usually on vertical or overhanging bedrock surfaces in offshore, exposed sites.

Synonymised names:
Aplysina noevus Carter, 1876 (genus transfer)
Chelonaplysilla schoenus (Carter, 1876) (mispelling)

External links

  1. Marine Species Indentification Portal (en). Abgerufen am 16.06.2021.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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