Glass sponge (Caulophacus schulzei)

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Glass sponge fact file

Glass sponge description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumPorifera
ClassHexactinellida
OrderLyssacinosida
FamilyRossellidae
GenusCaulophacus

Information on Caulophacus schulzei is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Also known as
Glass sponge reef.
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Glass sponge status

Caulophacus schulzei has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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References

  1. van Soest, R. (2015). Caulophacus (Caulophacus) schulzei Wilson, 1904. In: Van Soest, R.W.M; Boury-Esnault, N.; Hooper, J.N.A.; Rützler, K.; de Voogd, N.J.; Alvarez de Glasby, B.; Hajdu, E.; Pisera, A.B.; Manconi, R.; Schoenberg, C.; Janussen, D.; Tabachnick, K.R., Klautau, M.; Picton, B.; Kelly, M.; Vacelet, J.; Dohrmann, M.; Díaz, M.-C.; Cárdenas, P. (2015) World Porifera database. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=172062 on 2016-01-29
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Glass sponge reef  
Glass sponge reef

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Kim Conway

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