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Sponges       1 Species found
Massive Form
Ircinia fasciculata Distribution

Stinker Sponge
Krustenlederschwamm
korstvormige lederspons
Ircinia fibreuse
Esponja catedral
The temperate Atlantic
The Mediterranean
Surrounding and environment
  • The species develops on the reef
  • The species is found in a sheltered zone
  • The species can be found between 1 and 70 Meters
  • Uncommon Species
  • General characteristics of the species
  • Diameter of the animal : 30 cm
  • The animal is in the form of a mass
  • The surface looks rough
  • The animal can show variable colouring
  • Relationship with humans
  • The species is exploited in the following sector(s) :
    - Chemistry/pharmacy.
  • The species can be confused with other species of similar appearance!

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