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Viscous sponge
Plakortis angulospiculatus
(Carter, 1874)

Brown encrusting sponge, appearance often resembles a flow of viscous material. Surface smooth with occasionally a single small oscule. The consistency is tough, rubbery, very slightly compressible.

Light to dark brown.

Inhabit reefs and walls. Often grow on faces of undercuts, walls of canyons and in caves.

Common Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Viscous sponge (Plakortis angulospiculatus)