Sponge Guide

UNCW National Science Foundation Valdosta State University Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Observed Characteristics:


  • gray
  • orange


  • tube
  • vase


  • tough

Sample Locations:

  • Bahamas

Callyspongia longissima

Notes: Long, single vases-tubes; gray. It has been synonymyzed under Callyspongia vaginalis (Lamarck, 1814), but currently considered in the World Porifera Database as a valid, separate species. Further analyses may be needed to confirm this.

Author Reference: (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)


Link: World Porifera Database