Brown Tube Sponge
Agelas coniferais commonly referred to as Brown Tube Sponge. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!.
lexID: 3732 AphiaID: 164824 Scientific: Agelas conifera German: Brauner Tubenschwamm English: Brown Tube Sponge Category: Sponges Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Agelasida (Order) > Agelasidae (Family) > Agelas (Genus) > conifera (Species) Initial determination: (Schmidt, ), 1870 Occurrence: Adriatic Sea (Mediterranean), Belize, Bermuda, Florida, Honduras, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Mediterranean Sea Size: up to 35.43" (90 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! CITES: Not evaluated Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2011-05-28 10:32:12
Last edit: 2011-05-28 10:32:12
Agelas conifera, also known as the brown tube sponge, is a species of sponge. Its color is brown, tan, or greyish brown with a lighter interior. It is common in the Caribbean and Bahamas, and occasional in Florida
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