porifer

porifer

(ˈpɔːrɪfə)
n
(Zoology) zoology a member of the phylum Porifera
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Anthropically dislodged assemblages of sponges (Porifer: Demospongiae) in the River Araguaia at Araguatins, Tocantins, Brazil.
roseum, this may be considered eurytopic specie, due to its ability to settle in diverse habitats such as boulders, corals, algae banks on hard substrates, as well as in communities of deep water porifers (Veloso & Melo, 1993; Werding et al., 2003).