Florent's Guide To The Florida, Bahamas &

Caribbean Reefs

Dark Volcano Sponge
Dark Volcano Sponge
Scientific Name: Svenzea zeai
Class: Demospongiae
Family: Scopalinidae
Category: Common Sponges
Size: 1 to 3 ft. (30 to 90 cm)  
Depth: 2-60 ft. (1-18 m)
Distribution: Caribbean, Florida
Note: Formerly considered (erroneously) Calyx podatypa, which is a valid, different species.


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