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Deep Sea Sponges and Corals Display Case Index

Acquisition #   Common Name  Scientific Name  Image Icon

Sponges (Porifera)

  Glass Sponge Class Hexactinellida sponge image icon
 

Glass Sponge

Class Hexactinellida

sponge image icon

top view

sponge image icon

bottom view

 

Glass Sponge

Class Hexactinellida sponge image icon
 

Deep-Water Sponge

Mycale bellabellensis

sponge image icon

top view

  sponge image icon

bottom view

Corals (Anthozoa<Cnideria)
 

Bubblegum Coral

Paragorgia arborea coral image icon
 

Deep-sea Bamboo Coral

Acanella sp.  
 

Black or Thorny Coral

Antipathes sp. coral image icon
  Horny Coral??   coral image icon
  Horny Coral Order Alcyonacea coral image icon
  ? ? coral image icon
      coral image icon
 

California Golden Gorgonian

Muricea californica  
 

Purple Gorgonian

Eugorgia rubens  
 

California Hydrocoral

Stylaster californica coral image icon
  Sea Strawberry Gersemia rubiformis  

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