WoRMS name details

Sigmadocia amboinensis (Lévi, 1961)

221085  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:221085)

 unaccepted (genus transfer)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Description Encrusting, 2-5 cm wide, 4-7 mm thick. Surface undulating translucent "skin" over meandering subdermal canals. Oscules less...  
Description Encrusting, 2-5 cm wide, 4-7 mm thick. Surface undulating translucent "skin" over meandering subdermal canals. Oscules less than 1 mm diameter and regularly spaced. Body barely compressible, brittle and slightly gritty. Colour icy blue to lavender, occasionally pale greenish-blue. Broods orange larve in pockets within sponge body. Habitat: overhangs on fringing reefs and under lower eulittoral boulders. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]
Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schönberg, C.; Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P.; Carballo, J. L.; Ríos, P.; Downey, R. (2018). World Porifera database. Sigmadocia amboinensis (Lévi, 1961). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=221085 on 2018-05-25
Date
action
by
1998-09-25 13:59:39Z
created
2000-07-18 15:57:33Z
changed
2006-05-05 13:30:38Z
changed
2008-01-04 10:22:14Z
changed
2013-01-18 10:01:34Z
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additional source Richmond, M. (Ed.) (1997). A guide to the seashores of Eastern Africa and the Western Indian Ocean islands. Sida/Department for Research Cooperation, SAREC: Stockholm, Sweden. ISBN 91-630-4594-X. 448 pp. (look up in IMIS[details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From other sources
Description Encrusting, 2-5 cm wide, 4-7 mm thick. Surface undulating translucent "skin" over meandering subdermal canals. Oscules less than 1 mm diameter and regularly spaced. Body barely compressible, brittle and slightly gritty. Colour icy blue to lavender, occasionally pale greenish-blue. Broods orange larve in pockets within sponge body. Habitat: overhangs on fringing reefs and under lower eulittoral boulders. Distribution: Indo-Pacific (Richmond, 1997). [details]