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This sponge forms flattened blades attached to the substratum by a small stalk and expanded base. The blades are typically wavy or ridged. The surface has a mealy appearance with small oscules and convergent excurrent channels. Very distinctive. On the French coast Endectyon teissieri has a similar flattened form.


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Source: Encyclopedia of Marine Life of Britain and Ireland

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