Acanthascinae sp. 1


General: Long external spicules appear to collect hydroids and debris. The spicules on this species are matted. Compare to A. sp. 4. Both species look similar from a distance (use A. sp. 1-4 complex).

Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic.

Additional Information


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Citation: Acanthascinae sp. 1 Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-06-06.
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