• Location: Little Inagua, Bahamas

  • Habitat: deep reef

  • Photographer: Sven Zea

  • Picture Taken On: 2011-07-28 17:01:00

  • Picture Notes: no image notes

  • Color: cinnamon-tan, orange

  • Morphology: massive

  • Consistency: hard


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/Spicule Images/: a) Oxeas-styloids-styles-strongyles I; b) anysostrongyloxeas-oxeas II, c) enlarged tips of oxeas-styloids-styles-strongyles I; d) enlargement of an anysostrongyloxea II; e) plagiotriaenes; f) microscleres (sterrasters, developed and developing); g) enlargement of microscleres (rossettes of sterrasters on the left; spined asters in 2-3 types, oxyasters and strongyl- or oxyasters). Sample from the Bahamas.

/Tissue Images/: a) Perpendicular section of the body (surface cortex above); b) magnification of the surface (above) and the subsurface (below). Sample from the Bahamas.