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Heterochone calyx

Alternate names: elongate goiter sponge

Author: (Schulze, 1886)

Description

General: Dark yellow to cream-colored. Large internal pores, leading to "drooping" external nodules with visible holes (1-3 in them). Some specimens have basal rhizome-like prolongations.



Geographic Information

Habitat description: Benthic, hard substrate.



Additional Information



References

Encyclopedia of Life

Tree of Life

World Register of Marine Species

National Center for Biotechnology Information

Hooper, J.N.A. and R.W.M. Van Soest (Ed.) (2002). Systema Porifera: a guide to the classification of Sponges. Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers: New York, NY (USA). ISBN 0-306-47260-0. xix, 1-1101, 1103-1706 (2 volumes) pp.

Citation: Heterochone calyx ((Schulze, 1886)) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Heterochone%20calyx. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2017-12-17.
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