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Axinella cannabina sponge

Axinella cannabinais commonly referred to as sponge. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Mittelmeer-Geweihschwamm (Axinella cannabina)

Mittelmeer-Geweihschwamm (Axinella cannabina) Kroatien, Adria © Dr. Wolfgang Strickling


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lexID:
6552 
AphiaID:
132470 
Scientific:
Axinella cannabina 
German:
Mittelmeer-Geweihschwamm 
English:
Sponge 
Category:
Sponges 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Axinellida (Order) > Axinellidae (Family) > Axinella (Genus) > cannabina (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Esper, ), 1794 
Occurrence:
Tunesien, Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), North Atlantic Ocean, The Aegan Sea (Mediterranean), the Mediterranean Sea 
Sea depth:
35 - 70 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.87" (20 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 77 °F (10°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Filter feeder, omnivore, Plankton, Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Axinella acanthelloides
  • Axinella alba
  • Axinella alborana
  • Axinella amorpha
  • Axinella anamesa
  • Axinella antarctica
  • Axinella arborescens
  • Axinella arctica
  • Axinella aruensis
  • Axinella australiensis
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-05-05 16:43:43 

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Axinella cannabina (Esper, 1794)

The sponge Axinella cannabina is a filter feeder and feeds on microscopic plankton.The color is bright orange.The sponge has an upright and branched growth.

Biota >Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Halichondrida (Order) > Axinellidae (Family) > Axinella (Genus)

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Mittelmeer-Geweihschwamm (Axinella cannabina)
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Axinella cannabina © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland,Bild aus der Adria
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