Regadrella sp.

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Porifera (Phylum)> Hexactinellida (Class)> Hexasterophora (Subclass) > Lyssacinosida (Order)> Euplectellidae (Family) The glass sponge was seen attached to rocks at Mzia-2 (1600 m) and, more frequently, at Pweza-3 (1380 m). The specimens may represent one of several genera within the sub-family Corbitellinae but it is most likely Regadrella sp.

Item Type:Image
Title:Regadrella sp.
Creator(s):Gates, A.
Identification:Tabachnick, K
Date:14 September 2013
Classification:Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Hexactinellida (Glass Sponges)
Species:Regadrella sp.
Site:Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Pweza-3
Site Description:Seafloor
Depth (m):1388
Latitude:8 deg 23' 00" S
Longitude:40 deg 04' 00" E
Countries:East Africa > Tanzania
Substratum:Hard substratum
Rig:Deep Sea Metro I
Project Partners:BG Group, Oceaneering
ROV:Millennium 113
Keywords:Regadrella Hexactinellida Tanzania
Deposited By:Dr Andrew Gates
Deposited On:03 March 2015

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