• Location: Northern Exuma Cays, Bahamas

  • Habitat: deep reef

  • Photographer: Sven Zea

  • Picture Taken On: 2010-07-11 20:02:18

  • Picture Notes: Orange sponge in the foreground is Axinella morchella.

  • Color: orange-yellow

  • Morphology: tube

  • Consistency: soft


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/Spicule Images/: a) Styles II; b) styles I; c) ends of styles I; d) ends of oxea; e) oxea. Sample from the Bahamas.

/Tissue Images/: a) Longitudinal section of a tube (external surface on the right); b) magnification of he choanosome; c) magnification at the surface. Sample from the Bahamas.