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Table 12 Spicule measurements of L. barracuda sp. nov

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

  MNRJ 13368 (holotype) MNRJ 13369 (paratype)
Choanosomal hexactin L 1051.7 ± 189.74 (923–1334) 614.4 ± 138.925 (380–872)
 W 16.9 ± 3.24 (13–20) 8.8 ± 1.810 (8–13)
Choanosomal diactin L 2859.4 ± 757.98 (1500–3950) 2332.1 ± 435.67 (1675–2775)
 W 10.3 ± 1.68 (8–13) 6.8 ± 1.97 (5–10)
Dermal pentactin
 Tangential ray L 570.6 ± 69.913 (410–677) 324.2 ± 32.95 (287–369)
 W 15.8 ± 1.710 (13–18) 9.4 ± 2.44 (8–13)
 Proximal ray L 1015.7 ± 27.23 (995–1047) 493–7902
 W 15.8 ± 1.43 (15–18) 102
Microscleres
 Anchorate discohexaster d 139.1 ± 15.216 (115–165) 951
 Discohexaster d 53.8 ± 8.425 (38–78) 59.7 ± 7.625 (43–70)
 Hemidiscohexaster d 1001 Not found