A pale yellow, orange to brown sponge species, lobate to flabelliform. Size of about 50 cm.
Sponges in this genus group often incorporate large amounts of sand and broken spicule fragments into their skeletons, which have been drawn in with the incurrent of seawater.
Reef and jetty areas, at depths of 1-100 m.
New Zealand and Victoria.
Plankton or particles
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Not listed