Sponge Guide

UNCW National Science Foundation Valdosta State University Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Observed Characteristics:


  • blue
  • pink-lilac


  • encrusting
  • massive


  • soft

Sample Locations:

  • Bahamas

Dysidea? sp.

Notes: Light pinkish to bluish, thickly encrusting, with prominent conules. Specimens lost for taxonomic identification; they may not be the same species. They look similar to some specimens of Dysidea etheria, also pictured here.