Taxonomy
Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Porifera
Class
Demospongiae
Order
Haplosclerida
Suborder
Petrosina
Family
Petrosiidae
Genus
Xestospongia
Species
muta
Distribution, Habitat, and Biology
Min Depth
4 meters
Max Depth
30 meters
Overall Geographic Range
Florida, Bahamas, Caribbean, Brazil
Habitat-Biology
  • soft substrate (muds, sands, clays)