No Common Name (soleneiscus Radovani): Species Accounts
Physical characteristics: Sponges of the species Soleneiscus radovani (abbreviated as S. radovani) are bushy looking and bright yellow. They have single, delicate tubes branching from a large tube in the center of the sponge. The outer tubes are about one-sixteenth of an inch (2 millimeters) in diameter. The entire sponge is less than 4 inches (10 centimeters) in diameter. S. radovani sponges are soft and delicate and easily torn.
Geographic range: S. radovani sponges live on the Great Barrier Reef, Australia.
Habitat: S. radovani sponges live in small patches of coral under overhangs.
Diet: S. radovani sponges are filter feeders that eat whatever is in the water that flows through them.
Behavior and reproduction: S. radovani sponges give birth to live young. Other than that, scientists do not know how these sponges behave or reproduce.
Soleneiscus radovani and people: S. radovani sponges have no known importance to people.
Conservation status: S. radovani sponges are not threatened or endangered. ∎
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