|PORIFERA : HAPLOSCLERIDA : Chalinidae||SPONGES|
Description: This sponge has a characteristic translucent appearance. It forms irregular massive lumps typically 6 to 10cm in extent. Normally there are several fistular processes.
Habitat: Shallow sublittoral, open coast.
Distribution: Southern species in the British Isles, Cornwall and Channel Isles.
Similar Species: Haliclona fistulosa is similar but has a more solid, white appearance.
Key Identification Features:
Distribution Map from NBN: Interactive map : National Biodiversity Network mapping facility, data for UK.
WoRMS: Species record : World Register of Marine Species.
|Picton, B.E. & Morrow, C.C. (2016). Haliclona angulata (Bowerbank, 1866). [In] Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland. |
http://www.habitas.org.uk/marinelife/species.asp?item=C8550 Accessed on 2019-08-24
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