A yellow sponge species with encrusting form. Size of about 40 cm.
This is common species in Victorian waters. If damaged or exposed to air, yellow specimens of these sponges typically turn dark purple. This colour change is termed aerophobic.
Reef and jetty areas, at depths of 10-50 m.
Plankton or particles
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed