Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Porifera
Class
Demospongiae
Order
Halichondrida
Family
Axinellidae
Genus
Axinella
Species
polycapella
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
12 meters
Max Depth
44 meters
Overall Geographic Range
North Carolina to Georgia
Habitat-Biology
  • commercially important
  • coral reef
  • hard substrate