Ecology

Habitat

benthic
  • North-West Atlantic Ocean species (NWARMS)
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Depth range based on 13 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 7 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 7.5 - 200
  Temperature range (°C): 9.642 - 27.290
  Nitrate (umol/L): 0.766 - 12.036
  Salinity (PPS): 34.586 - 36.149
  Oxygen (ml/l): 4.476 - 5.953
  Phosphate (umol/l): 0.095 - 0.785
  Silicate (umol/l): 2.001 - 4.921

Graphical representation

Depth range (m): 7.5 - 200

Temperature range (°C): 9.642 - 27.290

Nitrate (umol/L): 0.766 - 12.036

Salinity (PPS): 34.586 - 36.149

Oxygen (ml/l): 4.476 - 5.953

Phosphate (umol/l): 0.095 - 0.785

Silicate (umol/l): 2.001 - 4.921
 
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Life History and Behavior

Behavior

Diet

suspension feeding. Captures minute particles of food on their collars and ingesting them.
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Wikipedia

Pione vastifica

Pione vastifica, commonly known as red boring sponge, is a species of sponge found from the Red Sea to Western Pacific. It can grow up to 1 metre (3.3 ft) in size and bore 5 centimetres (2.0 in) into coralline substrate. [1] [2] [3]

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