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Ohridospongia rotunda.jpg
Ochridaspongia rotunda
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Demospongiae
Order: Haplosclerida
Family: Malawispongiidae
Genus: Ochridaspongia
Arndt, 1937

Ochridaspongia is genus of two species of sponges:

These species are endemic and live only in Lake Ohrid. Ochridaspongia rotunda is found mostly at depths of 30–50 m and water temperatures of 6-8 °C. Its circular shape indicates the animal lives under conditions of relatively calm water.


  1. ^ "Ochridaspongia". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 19 September 2012.