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Sponges (Porifera)

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Families: 60
Genera: 111
Species: 245
Total Taxa (details): 255
Color variable, bright yellow, brown, purple; Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], J. Ruvalcaba [Field-Obs], Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [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], Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs], more...
Predominantly shallow, abundant; Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Gochfeld et al. (2007) 2005-00-00 [Pub-Obs], Easson et al. (2015) 2012-08-00 [Pub-Obs], more...
common; Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Chip Clark [Field-Obs], Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Chris Freeman [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; Renata Goodridge 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs], Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs], more...
Bores deep into coral skeleton; Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs], Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs], Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], more...
Excavating sponge, comon in reefs and seagrass.; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2006-07-21 [Field-Obs], Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs], more...
May grow massive to encrusting.; Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs], more...
Soft, conulose, orange carpet, common; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs], Sven Zea 2012-08-08 [Pub-Obs], Voucher code: BT-01 [Pub-Obs], more...
Massive amorphous to subglobular
Rare; J. Ruvalcaba [Field-Obs], Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs], Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], more...
Pink, red, or brown. Common in reefs and mangrove.; Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs], more...
Light color morph, common
Guzman and Guevara (1998, 1999, 2001); Diaz (2005); Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs], Gisele Lobo-hajdu 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], more...
Pale morph; Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs], RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs], Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], more...
Purple exudate when touched, common; Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs], RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs], Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs], Christi Elmore 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], Easson et al. (2015) 2012-08-00 [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], Diaz, M.C. SI06-195 [Pub-Obs], Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs], Easson et al. (2015) 2012-08-00 [Pub-Obs], more...