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    • Sponges
    • Sponge
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    • Porifera
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Recent observations

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Observer

direbecca

Date

February 7, 2016

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direbecca

Date

February 7, 2016

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

maractwin

Date

January 24, 2016 06:43 PM PGT

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What

Clathrina Sponge Clathrina clathrus

Observer

ronald63

Date

December 26, 2007

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kestrel

Date

February 6, 2016 03:16 PM PST

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gbentall

Date

February 6, 2016 01:18 PM PST

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What

Large tube-sponge Haliclona fascigera

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 28, 2015 12:00 PM AWST

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What

Giant Barrel Sponge Xestospongia testudinaria

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 28, 2015 12:00 PM AWST

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Observer

ronald63

Date

July 20, 2008

Place

Livorno (Google, OSM)

Description

Simile ad Axinella polypoides ma la cannabina è caratterizzata da un asse eretto con protuberanze sulle quali si aprono gli osculi, mentre in polypiodes le ramificazioni sono più numerose e gli osculi sono riuniti in gruppi

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Observer

ronald63

Date

July 20, 2008

Place

Livorno (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Barrel Sponge Xestospongia testudinaria

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

December 28, 2015 09:30 AM AWST

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Square

What

Yellow Tube Sponge Aplysina fistularis

Observer

annikaml

Date

January 10, 2016 01:33 PM CST
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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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