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Ianthella basta


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lexID:
3756 
AphiaID:
-999 
Scientific:
Ianthella basta 
German:
Folienschwamm, Elefantenohrschwamm 
English:
Elephant Ear Sponge, Paper Sponge 
Category:
Svampe 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Verongiida (Order) > Ianthellidae (Family) > Ianthella (Genus) > basta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, 1766) 
Occurrence:
Celebes Sea, Mozambique, Raja Amat, Centrale stillehav, Great barrier reef, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Kenya, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Sulawesi, Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 26°C 
Food:
Filter feeder, fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-02-01 16:53:09 

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Ianthella basta (Pallas, 1766)

Ianthella basta also known as elephant ear sponge,paper sponge or scroll sponge is a fan-shaped sponge.This sponge is found in the Indo-Pacific including Indonesia and the Great Barrier Reef. Sponges are filter feeders.

Often the sea cucumber Synaptula lamperti is associated with the elephant ear sponge.

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