Cliona celata, boring sponge, yellow boring sponge, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Cliona celata, boring sponge, yellow boring sponge, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Cliona celata

Cliona celata Description

Body´s surface covered with numerous contractile papills. It´s a perforating sponge which can also present itself as a big mass form which can reach about 60cm high. Needle-shaped spikes with dilatation in one of the extremities and with a small canal.

Cliona celata Common Names

  • boring sponge, yellow boring sponge

Cliona celata Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Cliona celata? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Cliona celata species belongs to.

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Cliona celata, marine species closely related

Cliona celata, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Cliona celata marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Cliona celata. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Cliona celata are marked in green.

Cliona celata, geographic distribution

Where is Cliona celata found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Cliona celata can be found.

Country Locations Dive Sites
Portugal Viana do Castelo Praia Norte

    Cliona celata, underwater photographers

    Which photographers have photos of Cliona celata species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Cliona celata.