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Ciliated Sponge

Sycon ciliatum (Fabricius 1780)


Sycon ciliatum (Ciliated Sponge) is a species of sponges in the family Sycettidae. They are native to Indian Ocean, Arctic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Mediterranean Sea, and Atlantic Ocean. They are herbivores. They have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction; they are protogynous hermaphrodites. They are sessile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of ciliated sponge. View this species on GBIF