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Green finger sponge (Iotrochota birotulata) and Orange brazilian sponge (), on the reef. Queen's Gardens National Park, Cuba

© Mathieu Foulquié / Biosphoto

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Image size: 2360x3547 pixels (7.9"x11.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2014-07-09

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Metabolites with antibacterial, antifungal, cytotoxic, hemolytic and neurotoxic properties have been extracted from the sponge Geodia corticostylifera


Wild animal / Sponge / Siliceous sponge / Orange brazilian sponge (Geodia corticostylifera)

Wild animal / Sponge / Green finger sponge (Iotrochota birotulata)

Species / Species particularity / Aquatic species / Saltwater species

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Parazoa / Gelatinosa / Desmospongia / Tetractinellida / Geodiidae / Geodia

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Parazoa / Gelatinosa / Desmospongia / Poecilosclerida / Iotrochotidae / Iotrochota

America / Antilles islands archipelago / Greater Antilles (Archipelago) / Cuba / Jardines de la Reina National Park

Enumeration / Several species

Individual / Nobody

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Area / Marine area / Reef / Coral reef

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park / Marine National Park

Environment / Biodiversity

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / Caribbean Sea

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

America / Antilles islands archipelago / Greater Antilles (Archipelago) / Cuba

Light effect / Backlighting

Shot / Underwater shot

Shot / Overview


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