Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Porifera
Class
Demospongiae
Order
Haplosclerida
Suborder
Haplosclerina
Family
Niphatidae
Genus
Amphimedon
Species
viridis
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
1 meters
Max Depth
14 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Indo-Pacific, Bermuda, North Carolina, Bahamas, Caribbean
Habitat-Biology
  • coral reef
  • hard substrate
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)
  • seagrass
  • submerged vegetation (seaweeds, mangrove roots)