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Pandaros acanthifolium
Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864

Description:
Erect, dark bushes with flattened branches. Surface pronounced conulose, with blunt truncate conules 0.5-1.5 mm high (P. acanthifolium-close up). Oscules inconspicuous. Branches up to 25 cm long, 4 cm wide. Consistency soft, almost limp, spongy compressible.

Color:
Purplish black. It gives off a purple exudate when squeezed.

Habitat:
A reef dweller.

Distribution:
Florida and the Caribbean.

Pandaros acanthifolium