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Table 10 Spicule micrometries for S. tabachnicki sp. nov

From: Seven new species of sponges (Porifera) from deep-sea coral mounds at Campos Basin (SW Atlantic)

  MNRJ 13365 (holotype) MNRJ 7315A (paratype) MNRJ 7316 (paratype) MNRJ 13362 (paratype)
Diactin L 2864 ± 1108 (1075–4725) 3048 ± 1282 (1300–6200) 2664 ± 1061 (1075–5175) 2936 ± 1133 (1050–5150)
 W 13.0 ± 5.010 (8–25) 15.5 ± 5.610 (10–28) 12.3 ± 4.810 (8–23) 12.5 ± 3.110 (8–18)
Choanosomal hexactin
 Ray L 2151 552 ± 125.310 (380–800) 4201 5541
 W 91 22.5 ± 3.510 (15–25) 26.7 ± 5.83 (20–30) 101
Hypodermal pentactin
 Tangential ray L 428 ± 67.5 (325–550) 419 ± 56.118 (320–510) 368 ± 98.010 (230–520) 324 ± 62.4 (210–480)
 W 18.3 ± 1.210 (18–20) 23.5 ± 3.410 (20–30) 21.0 ± 3.910 (15–25) 15.5 ± 1.610 (13–18)
 Proximal ray L 814 ± 164.24 (725–1060) 760 ± 293.55 (425–1125) 1425–14752 3351
 W 19.4 ± 3.84 (18–25) 22.5 ± 3.88 (15–25) 15–202 13–152
Hypoatrial pentactin
 Tangential ray L 348 ± 88.4 (235–735) 454 ± 53.49 (390–540) 517 ± 104.315 (310–720) 437 ± 76.4 (270–590)
 W 15.3 ± 2.210 (10–18) 22.8 ± 2.69 (18–25) 24.0 ± 3.210 (20–30) 22.3 ± 1.410 (20–25)
 Proximal ray L 520 ± 67.33 (465–595) 7501 875–20252 9201
 W 14.2 ± 1.43 (13–15) 25.6 ± 2.79 (23–30) 23.6 ± 2.47 (20–25) 25–302
Dermal pinular hexactin
 Pinular ray L 136 ± 22.7 (95–185) 144 ± 42.8 (90–280) 152 ± 25.8 (90–200) 131 ± 20.9 (85–185)
 W 24.3 ± 3.110 (20–28) 28.0 ± 4.210 (23–38) 24.8 ± 2.810 (20–30) 23.0 ± 3.110 (18–28)
 Tangential ray L 112 ± 14.6 (80–135) 107 ± 26.5 (70–175) 106 ± 14.1 (80–135) 100 ± 10.5 (75–120)
 W 10.0 ± 1.210 (8–13) 10.0 ± 1.310 (8–9) 8.8 ± 1.310 (8–10) 8.8 ± 1.310 (8–10)
 Proximal ray L 84.6 ± 8.7 (70–100) 82.3 ± 13.8 (63–113) 84.7 ± 10.5 (63–115) 79.0 ± 7.8 (60–95)
 W 9.0 ± 1.310 (8–10) 9.0 ± 1.310 (8–10) 9.5 ± 1.610 (8–13) 9.5 ± 1.110 (8–10)
Atrial pinular hexactin
 Pinular ray L 138 ± 16.8 (100–170) 143 ± 17.3 (108–178) 145 ± 27.6 (90–185) 131 ± 17.6 (100–170)
 W 21.3 ± 3.410 (15–25) 27.5 ± 4.410 (20–33) 26.6 ± 3.110 (23–33) 26.5 ± 2.110 (23–30)
 Tangential ray L 99 ± 11.9 (65–125) 104 ± 10.8 (85–128) 114 ± 34.5 (83–265) 91 ± 10.6 (75–110)
 W 7.8 ± 0.810 (8–10) 10.5 ± 1.110 (10–13) 11.0 ± 2.410 (8–15) 10.0 ± 2.910 (8–18)
 Proximal ray L 79.4 ± 7.3 (70–100) 89.1 ± 12.3 (70–123) 88.5 ± 10.0 (68–110) 77.0 ± 7.825 (65–95)
 W 810 9.0 ± 1.310 (8–10) 11.0 ± 2.710 (8–18) 9.5 ± 1.110 (8–10)
Microscleres
 Strobiloplumicome d 381 331 23.8 ± 4.34 (20–30)
 1ary rosette d 152 20.8 ± 2.910 (18–25) 201 15.4 ± 1.06 (15–18)
 Discohexaster d 98.2 ± 13.1 (55–120) 84.7 ± 9.6 (60–103) 82.1 ± 9.1 (65–100) 87.8 ± 11.6 (55–100)
 Onychexaster d 78.2 ± 7.518 (63–90) 77.9 ± 9.8 (58–98) 69.2 ± 6.9 (55–83) 76.3 ± 8.9 (55–98)
 Primary rosette d 12.8 ± 2.210 (10–15) 13.3 ± 2.410 (10–18) 131 12.3 ± 1.810 (10–15)
  1. All measurements are in μm: mean ± SD n (range if not 25)
  2. L length, W width, d diameter