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Orange icing sponge
Mycale laevis
(Carter, 1881)

Description:
Massive incrusting, often underneath coral blocks. Surface smooth to rough. Oscules few in number, fairly large (4 mm). Consistency rather tough, but compressible.

Color:
Orange, yellow or yellow-green; white to transparent around the oscules.

Habitat:
Incrusting undersides of corals and calcareous worm tubes in reefs and lagoons.

Distribution:
From Cuba to Venezuela.

Orange icing sponge (Mycale laevis)