Sponge Guide

UNCW National Science Foundation Valdosta State University Universidad Nacional de Colombia
  • Location: Bocas del Toro, Panama
  • Habitat: rocky shore/shallow reef
  • Photographer: Sven Zea
  • Picture Taken On: 2013-10-29 09:41:02
  • Picture Notes: no image notes
  • Color: orange-yellow
  • Morphology: massive
  • Consistency: tough

Spicule Images: a) Styles; b) rare small oxea; c) mid-size oxea, possibly foreign. Sample from Bocas del Toro, Panama.

Tissue Images: a) Vertical cross-section of the body; b) ending of spicule tracts; c) enlargement of choanosomal skeleton. Sample from Bocas del Toro, Panama.