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Hexactinellid Sponges

Hexactinellida

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Hexactinellida (Hexactinellid Sponges) is a class of sponges. There are 665 species of Hexactinellid Sponges, in 129 genera and 19 families. This class has been around since the ediacaran period. They are omnivores. They have asexual reproduction; they are synchronous 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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Hexactinellid Sponge Habitats

The environments in which many hexactinellid sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its hexactinellid sponges species checklist.

hexactinellid sponges Habitats

The environments in which many hexactinellid sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its hexactinellid sponges species checklist.