Ecology

Habitat

Depth range based on 3 specimens in 1 taxon.
Water temperature and chemistry ranges based on 3 samples.

Environmental ranges
  Depth range (m): 2105 - 3250
  Temperature range (°C): -0.228 - 2.343
  Nitrate (umol/L): 31.127 - 36.475
  Salinity (PPS): 34.645 - 34.702
  Oxygen (ml/l): 3.560 - 5.440
  Phosphate (umol/l): 2.266 - 2.500
  Silicate (umol/l): 111.339 - 119.831

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Depth range (m): 2105 - 3250

Temperature range (°C): -0.228 - 2.343

Nitrate (umol/L): 31.127 - 36.475

Salinity (PPS): 34.645 - 34.702

Oxygen (ml/l): 3.560 - 5.440

Phosphate (umol/l): 2.266 - 2.500

Silicate (umol/l): 111.339 - 119.831
 
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Acanthopolymastia acanthoxa

Acanthopolymastia acanthoxa is a species of demosponge belonging to the family Polymastiidae. It is a deep-ocean species found on muddy substrates at depths of over 3000 m in the Ross Sea, Antarctica.

This is a brown, cushion-shaped sponge up to 4 cm across with a lateral fringe and a single papilla with a terminal opening.

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