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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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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

dpom

Date

April 25, 2015 08:37 AM PDT

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What

red beard sponge Clathria prolifera

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dpom

Date

April 25, 2015 11:41 AM PDT

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Red Beard Sponge Clathria prolifera

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willglasshusain

Date

April 25, 2015 11:23 AM PDT

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Red Beard Sponge Clathria prolifera

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bethzuckerman

Date

April 25, 2015 11:41 AM PDT

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Red beard sponge Clathria prolifera

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zuckermn

Date

April 25, 2015 11:18 AM PDT

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leslie_flint

Date

April 25, 2015 09:33 AM PDT

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Observer

yorchagomez

Date

February 6, 2011

Place

Xcalak (Google, OSM)

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What

Sponges Phylum Porifera

Observer

gwark

Date

July 11, 2011 11:40 AM AKDT

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Freshwater sponge - growing in pool of slow moving water high in tanins (along stream that drains boggy areas).

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Observer

deneb16

Date

April 19, 2015

Description

Se encontro en el intermareal. Debajo de una roca.

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pickettca

Date

April 2, 2015 02:00 PM PDT

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andreajerrybek7

Date

April 2, 2015 02:04 PM PDT

Description

Sponge found on underside of dock at Roche Harbor.

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kschultz22

Date

April 2, 2015 02:09 PM PDT

Description

Growing on mussel on side of dock

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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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