Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Porifera
Class
Demospongiae
Order
Haplosclerida
Suborder
Haplosclerina
Family
Callyspongiidae
Genus
Callyspongia
Species
vaginalis
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
2 meters
Max Depth
70 meters
Overall Geographic Range
North Carolina, Bahamas, Caribbean, Brazil, Galapagos
Habitat-Biology
  • coral reef
  • epibiotic
  • hard substrate
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)