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Elephant Ear Sponge

Ianthella basta (Pallas 1766)

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Ianthella basta (Elephant Ear Sponge) is a species of sponges in the family Ianthellidae. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction.

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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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EOL has data for 17 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Elephant ear sponge. View this species on GBIF