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Cliona delitrix

Pang, 1973


Manfred Keller Cliona sp. - Puerto Galera - (Philippines)

Gary Lindenbaum Brown Variable Sponge sp.

Ron Silver Placospongia sp.

Boomer William Wing Manfred, there is no doubt that is a boring sponge of the Genus: Cliona, based on its growth structure, where here, it has completely taken over a coral. There are ~ 12 Indonesian sp of them. Pic are like none. A good comparison is the Caribbean counter Cliona delitrix.

Taxonomy
Animalia (Kingdom)
  Porifera (Phylum)
    Demospongiae (Class)
      Hadromerida (Order)
        Clionaidae (Family)
          Cliona (Genus)
            Cliona delitrix (Species)
Associated Species