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    • Sponges
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    • Porifera
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    • Esponjas y parientes
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    • Esponjas

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Recent observations

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

December 13, 2014

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Date

December 9, 2014 03:50 PM CST

Place

aruba (Google, OSM)

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Observer

mcduck

Date

January 28, 2010

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Keyed to Tetilla sp. B in Light's Manual.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 20, 1993

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

August 10, 1993

Description

Found growing in seawater system at Long Marine Lab. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

January 28, 2010

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 30, 2014 02:52 PM PDT

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What

Red Beard Sponge Clathria prolifera

Observer

marisa_a

Date

August 30, 2014 02:52 PM PDT

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Observer

mcduck

Date

January 28, 2010

Description

Found in rocky intertidal.

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Observer

mcduck

Date

July 22, 1982

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Observer

mcduck

Date

February 16, 1973

Description

Found in rocky intertidal. Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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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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