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Iotrochota birotulata


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lexID:
5384 
AphiaID:
169379 
Scientific:
Iotrochota birotulata 
German:
Grüner Finger-Schwamm 
English:
Green Finger Sponge , Black Rope Sponge 
Category:
Svampe 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Poecilosclerida (Order) > Iotrochotidae (Family) > Iotrochota (Genus) > birotulata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Higgin, ), 1877 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Columbia, Panama, Jamaica, Myanmar, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, the Netherlands Antilles, Venezuela, Bahamas, Belize, Brasilien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Florida, Indo Stillehavet, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Sydamerika, USA 
Size:
60 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Iotrochota acerata
  • Iotrochota agglomerata
  • Iotrochota arenosa
  • Iotrochota atra
  • Iotrochota baculifera
  • Iotrochota coccinea
  • Iotrochota iota
  • Iotrochota membranosa
  • Iotrochota nigra
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-05-03 13:42:29 

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(Hinggin, 1877)

Color: brown, green, yellow, deepred, black, cinnamon-orange, pink

Very common in the Caribbean, depth 5 to 20 meters
Hostes often Parazoanthus swiftii and commensal shrimps (Amphipoda).

Tought structure.

Synonyms:
Halichondria birotulata Higgin, 1876 (genus transfer)
Hyrtios musciformis Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (genus transfer and junior synonym)
Iotrochota bistylata Boury-Esnault, 1973 (junior synonymolor

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