• Location: Sweetings Cay, Bahamas

  • Habitat: rocky shore/shallow reef

  • Photographer: Sven Zea

  • Picture Taken On: 2002-06-06 00:00:00

  • Picture Notes: no image notes

  • Color: red

  • Morphology: encrusting

  • Consistency: tough


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/Spicule Images/: a) Tylostyle megascleres; b) ends of tylostyles; c) microscleres: spherasters and diplaster-like developmental stages; d) enlargement of spherasters showing branchelets at the tips (arrow); e) micraster (micramphiaster) microscleres. Sample from the Bahamas.