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Sponges (Porifera)
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Families: 59
Genera: 109
Species: 279
Total Taxa (details): 249
Color variable, bright yellow, brown, purple; Lizette Quan Young [Field-Obs] , Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , J. Ruvalcaba [Field-Obs] , more...
Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Easson et al. (2015) 2012-08-00 [Pub-Obs] , Easson et al. (2015) 2012-08-00 [Pub-Obs] , more...
Typically brownish yellowish tubes; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , carmelo_lopez 2015-11-01 [iNaturalist] , Alexander Araya-Vargas 2019-07-05 [Pub-Obs] , more...
Predominantly shallow, abundant; Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...
common; RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chip Clark [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Typically spiky surface, common on reefs; Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Very common in many habitats; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Bores deep into coral skeleton; RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Excavating sponge, comon in reefs and seagrass.; Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2006-07-21 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...
May grow massive to encrusting.; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Sven Zea 2012-00-07 [Pub-Obs] , more...
Soft, conulose, orange carpet, common; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...
Massive amorphous to subglobular
Rare; Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , J. Ruvalcaba [Field-Obs] , more...
Pink, red, or brown. Common in reefs and mangrove.; Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...
Light color morph, common
Guzman and Guevara (1998, 1999, 2001); Diaz (2005); Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Pale morph; RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Purple exudate when touched, common; Christi Elmore 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Abundant; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chip Clark [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...
Zoanthids live embedded in sponge; Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Cindy Fernandez [Field-Obs] , Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Oscules with transparent membrane; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , 2003-08-03 [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Diaz, M.C. (2011) [Pub-Obs] , more...