Sponge Guide

UNCW National Science Foundation Valdosta State University Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Observed Characteristics:


  • orange


  • encrusting


  • soft

Sample Locations:

  • Bahamas

Prosuberites laughlini

Notes: Originally described under the genus Eurypon. Thickly encrusting, bright orange, with a rather uneven and rough surface, with scattered oscules having an elevated, transparent collar. Spicules pierce the surface.

Author Reference: (Díaz, Alvarez & van Soest, 1987)


Link: World Porifera Database