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Recent observations

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Sponges (Porifera) Phylum Porifera

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twqueen

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March 25, 2015 10:38 AM PDT

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wendy5

Date

March 25, 2015

Description

The Halichondria panicea (Yellow-green Encrusting Sponge; on this site Bread-crumb Sponge) was fresh and abundant today at low tide.

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kram1993

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Pink Tube Sponge Haliclona mediterranea

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kram1993

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Haliclona sp. Genus Haliclona

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aliceh

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rebeccafay

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March 17, 2015 02:16 PM PDT

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Haliclona permollis Haliclona cinerea

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mramoscorrea

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Haliclona permollis Haliclona cinerea

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jen_1229

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Sponges Phylum Porifera

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dpom

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March 24, 2015 08:55 AM PDT

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arzserge1986

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March 2, 2015

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Found on the sides of the rocks

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payandenise

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Pink Tube Sponge Haliclona mediterranea

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ychien1988

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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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