• Location: Santa Marta, Colombia

  • Habitat: deep reef

  • Photographer: Sven Zea

  • Picture Taken On: 2013-10-22 12:00:26

  • Picture Notes: Various morphs with curved style and sinuous strongyle spicules.

  • Color: orange

  • Morphology: massive, papillated, spherical

  • Consistency: soft


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/Spicule Images/: a) Curved styles (with one sinous strongyle on the right); b) sinous strongyles. Sample from Santa Marta, Colombia.

/Tissue Images/: a); b) Cross-section of spicule tract endings at the surface; c) view of the choanosome. Sample from Santa Marta, Colombia.