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Hymedesmia canadensis Ginn, Logan, Thomas & van Soest, 1998

191836  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:191836)

alternate representation (subgenus assignment)
Species
marine, brackish, fresh, terrestrial
recent only
Ginn, B.K.; Logan, A.; Thomas, M.L.H.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (1998). Hymedesmia canadensis (Porifera: Poecilosclerida), a new species among new geographical records from the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 78: 1093-1100. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
Type locality contained in Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy  
type locality contained in Gulf of Maine/Bay of Fundy [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. Hymedesmia canadensis Ginn, Logan, Thomas & van Soest, 1998. Accessed through: Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018) Canadian Register of Marine Species at: http://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=191836 on 2018-09-22
Kennedy, M.K., L. Van Guelpen, G. Pohle, L. Bajona (Eds.) (2018). Canadian Register of Marine Species. Hymedesmia canadensis Ginn, Logan, Thomas & van Soest, 1998. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/carms/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=191836 on 2018-09-22
Date
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2005-12-18 15:00:44Z
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2007-03-25 18:10:05Z
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2007-05-12 17:06:46Z
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2018-06-25 07:02:08Z
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original description Ginn, B.K.; Logan, A.; Thomas, M.L.H.; Van Soest, R.W.M. (1998). Hymedesmia canadensis (Porifera: Poecilosclerida), a new species among new geographical records from the Bay of Fundy, New Brunswick, Canada. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom. 78: 1093-1100. [details]  Available for editors  PDF available 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Diet suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them. [details]

Habitat benthic  [details]

Predators generally for group, most predators (crabs and other invertebrates), find sponges distasteful either because of a presumably offensive odor or because of their spicules. Predators do include littorinid snails and nudibranchs. [details]

Reproduction Asexual reproduction by buds and gemmules and sexual reproduction (internally) by eggs and sperm; free-swimming cilated larvae (in general, most species are believed to be hermaphroditic but may not produce male and female gametes simultaneously). [details]
LanguageName 
English Canadian horny sponge  [details]
French éponge du Canada  [details]
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