Acanthascinae sp. 4


General: Long external spicules appear to collect hydroids and debris. The spicules on this species are straight and project outward (vs. 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. 4 Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/ Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2020-06-04.
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