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Recent observations

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What

Iodine Finger Sponge Iotrochota purpurea

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

June 22, 2015 07:45 AM EET

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What

Kidney Sponge Chondrosia reniformis

Observer

rmedina

Date

September 3, 2012 12:20 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

ilianasoyyo

Date

June 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

josecolorado

Date

June 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

josecolorado

Date

June 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

josecolorado

Date

June 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Colonial Tube-sponge Callyspongia siphonella

Observer

rmedina

Date

August 10, 2008 03:53 PM EDT

Description

Porifera, Callyspongiidae

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Observer

rmedina

Date

August 11, 2008 04:42 PM EDT

Description

Porifera, Latrunculidae

Photos / Sounds

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What

Demosponges Class Demospongiae

Observer

guidos

Date

June 24, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kestrel

Date

June 26, 2015 03:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

kestrel

Date

June 26, 2015 03:34 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

guidos

Date

June 19, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)
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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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