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Haliclona

Observed: 27th March 2013 By: gramandy
Kent Wildlife TrustThanet Coast ProjectWildwood Trust
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Haliclona
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Haliclona
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Description:

Annual emptying of Thanet's largest tidal pool (at low tide end would be 5m) Found in sublittoral, submerged probably most of the time here, when the sluice gates are shut. Examples from the eastern and western walls of the pool, pic 4 to the left of Dysidea sponge. New to me.

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No interactions present.

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dejayM's picture

anniversary

Do you have any more thoughts. I find it hard to separate from the descriptions in MaRLIN. In any case "..highly variable.." does not help confidence.
Haliclona cinerea is "slightly less preferred" than Haliclona (Reniera) cinerea which is now the accepted name by WoRMS (a nuisance).
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