Florent's Guide To The

Tropical Reefs

Orange-Veined Encrusting Sponge
Orange-Veined Encrusting Sponge
Scientific Name: Clathria curacaoensis
Synonyms: Clathria raraechelae, Rhaphidophlus venosus
Class: Demospongiae
Family: Microcionidae
Category: Common Sponges
Size: 4 to 12 in. (10 to 30 cm)  
Depth: 25-100 ft. (8-30 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Bahamas, Florida Keys

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