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Sponges (Porifera)

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Families: 60
Genera: 111
Species: 288
Total Taxa (details): 258
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] , Guzmán H.M. &... [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; Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Easson et al. (2015) 2012-08-00 [Pub-Obs] , more...
common; Chris Freeman [Field-Obs] , RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chip Clark [Field-Obs] , more...
Typically spiky surface, common on reefs; Renata Goodridge 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Very common in many habitats; Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , more...
Bores deep into coral skeleton; Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , RACHEL COLLIN [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [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] , Sven Zea 2012-03-02 [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] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...
Massive amorphous to subglobular
Rare; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , J. Ruvalcaba [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [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] , Diaz, M.C. SI06-231 [Pub-Obs] , more...
Light color morph, common
Guzman and Guevara (1998, 1999, 2001); Diaz (2005); Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Chris Freeman 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Gisele Lobo-hajdu 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; Rachel Collin 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Christi Elmore 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , RACHEL COLLIN [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; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Cristina Diaz 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Renata Goodridge [Field-Obs] , Cindy Fernandez [Field-Obs] , more...
Oscules with transparent membrane; Scott Nichols 2008-03-12 [Field-Obs] , Héctor M. Guzmán... 1997-00-00 [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , Guzmán H.M. &... [Pub-Obs] , more...