• Location: Little San Salvador, Bahamas

  • Habitat: deep reef

  • Photographer: Sven Zea

  • Picture Taken On: 2003-07-16 13:27:46

  • Picture Notes: The lobe underneath the sponge, also orange, is a sponge of the genus Agelas.

  • Color: orange

  • Morphology: massive, tube

  • Consistency: tough


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/Spicule Images/: a) Oxeas I; b) heads and tips of oxea I; c) oxea II (acanthoxea); d) magnification of oxea II. Sample from the Bahamas.