Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Porifera
Class
Demospongiae
Order
Halichondrida
Family
Axinellidae
Genus
Axinella
Species
waltonsmithi
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
9 meters
Max Depth
33 meters
Overall Geographic Range
North Carolina to Georgia
Habitat-Biology
  • coral reef
  • hard substrate
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)
  • seagrass