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Chimney sponge
Callyspongia fallax
Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864

Description:
Lobate, repent masses with a tendency to form upright, short, anastomosing tubes. Individual lobes 2-3 cm in diameter, tubes up to 4 cm high. Oscules and vents apical, up to 12 mm in diameter, flush or with thin collars. Surface smooth. Consistency firmly spongy.

Color:
Cream with purple spots to purplish yellow.

Habitat:
Occurring only on reefs.

Distribution:
Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Chimney sponge (Callyspongia fallax)