Classification
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  • Korean
    • 해면동물문
  • English
    • Sponges
    • Sponge
  • Scientific Names
    • Porifera
  • Spanish
    • Esponjas y parientes
  • Portuguese
    • Esponjas
  • Japanese
    • 海綿動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

September 22, 2016 10:52 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

budak

Date

March 19, 2015 06:29 PM SGT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sponge Haliclona simulans

Observer

swalmsley

Date

September 23, 2016 07:24 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mnolito

Date

September 24, 2016 05:59 PM SAST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Red Beard Sponge Clathria prolifera

Observer

hannahcanonigo

Date

September 24, 2016 12:52 PM EDT

Description

AKA Microciona prolifera

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Deadman's Finger Sponge Halichondria bowerbanki

Observer

jolene

Date

September 24, 2016

Place

sandy hook (Google, OSM)

Description

ceil mancini

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

irianamistifi

Date

September 24, 2016 08:53 AM EDT

Description

Found by the chapel

Photos / Sounds

What

Red Beard Sponge Clathria prolifera

Observer

predthepenguin

Date

September 23, 2016 04:04 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

ponkyjoe

Date

July 23, 2016 11:58 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sulphur Boring Sponge Cliona celata

Observer

ponkyjoe

Date

July 21, 2016 09:31 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ponkyjoe

Date

July 21, 2016 09:30 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ponkyjoe

Date

July 19, 2016 10:31 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Sponges are animals of the phylum Porifera (/pɒˈrɪfərə/; meaning "pore bearer"). They are multicellular organisms that have bodies full of pores and channels allowing water to circulate through them, consisting of jelly-like mesohyl sandwiched between two thin layers of cells. Sponges have unspecialized cells that can transform into other types and which often migrate between the main cell layers and the mesohyl in the process. Sponges do not have nervous, digestive or circulatory systems. Instead, most...

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