Pararhaphoxya sinclairi

Summary 2

Shrubby tree-like sponge with multiple cylindrical branches arising from a short stipe.

Bright orange in life.

Abundant in sponge gardens on low relief rocky reefs on the northeast coast of the North Island

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More Info

iNaturalist NZ Map

Habitat Covered Rock, Rubble Bank
Tide zone Subtidal
Location East Coast Northern NI
Occurence Common