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Sycon raphanus


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lexID:
7233 
AphiaID:
132257 
Scientific:
Sycon raphanus 
German:
Kronenkalkschwamm 
English:
Pineapple Sponge 
Category:
Svampe 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Calcarea (Class) > Leucosolenida (Order) > Sycettidae (Family) > Sycon (Genus) > raphanus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Schmidt, 1862 
Occurrence:
Arctic Sea, The Gulf of Guinea, Adria, Australien, Azorerne, Britiske øer, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Japan, Middelhavet, Nordlige Atlanterhav, Rødehavet, Sri Lanka 
Size:
bis zu 8cm 
Temperature:
5°C - 25°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Sycon abyssale
  • Sycon acanthoxea
  • Sycon album
  • Sycon ampulla
  • Sycon ancora
  • Sycon antarcticum
  • Sycon arcticum
  • Sycon asperum
  • Sycon australe
  • Sycon barbadense
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-06-16 19:40:20 

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Sycon raphanus Schmidt, 1862

This calcareous sponge is oval or globular with a a hairy or hispid surface. The colour is white, grey or yellow.This sponge grows up to 8 cm in lenght.Sycon raphanus lives in caves,among weeds, under stones and vertical cliffs at dephts to 70 m.

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