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.
|Date:||14 September 2013|
|Classification:||Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Porifera (Sponges) > Class Hexactinellida (Glass Sponges)|
|Site:||Indian > Indian Ocean > East Africa > Pweza-3|
|Latitude:||8 deg 23' 00" S|
|Longitude:||40 deg 04' 00" E|
|Countries:||East Africa > Tanzania|
|Rig:||Deep Sea Metro I|
|Project Partners:||BG Group, Oceaneering|
|Keywords:||Regadrella Hexactinellida Tanzania|
|Deposited By:||Dr Andrew Gates|
|Deposited On:||03 March 2015|
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