Physical Description

Type Information

Holotype for Phyllospongia aliena Wilson, 1925
Catalog Number: USNM 21288
Collection: Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology
Preparation: Alcohol (Ethanol)
Year Collected: 1908
Locality: Sulu Archipelago, Jolo Island, Candea Point, Sulu, Philippines, North Pacific Ocean
Depth (m): 37 to 37
Vessel: Albatross R/V
  • Holotype: Wilson. 1925. Bull. U.S. Nat. Mus. 2(4): 481-484, pl.51, f.10, pl.52, f.1,3,5.
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© Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of Natural History, Department of Invertebrate Zoology

Source: National Museum of Natural History Collections

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Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 1 specimen in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 1 sample.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 37 - 37
  Temperature range (°C): 27.989 - 27.989
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.919 - 0.919
  Salinity (PPS): 34.030 - 34.030
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.505 - 4.505
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.083 - 0.083
  Silicate (umol/l): 0.818 - 0.818
 
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