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Characteristics:

A. sulfurea forms 3-6 mm thick sheets with small, pointed "spines". It has one or only a few oscules - openings, 1-3 mm in diameter. The origin of its name is obviously the bright yellow color, although it comes in paler shades of yellow as well. The sponge is soft and compressible.

Habitat:

This sponge is registered from on all depths from below the tidal zone to 320 metres. It is usually found on rocky substrate, on locations with little natural light.

Distribution:

It is well known in most parts of the Atlantic Ocean, including the entire coast of Norway.