|PORIFERA : HADROMERIDA : Suberitidae||SPONGES|
Description: Very thin orange-yellow crust. This sponge forms extensive sheets under intertidal boulders.
Habitat: Usually found beneath intertidal boulders in areas of strong water flow.
Distribution: Shetlands, North Sea coast (Scarborough), SW Ireland, Guernsey, Roscoff.
Key Identification Features:
Distribution Map from BioMar data for Ireland - Google Earth map: download this placemark (not got Google Earth installed?)
Distribution Map from NBN: Grid map (fast) : Interactive map (slow, requires login to view records) : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.
|Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C., 2010. [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland |
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