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The Wonders of the Seas: Sponges

The Wonders of the Seas: Sponges

This website provides basic introduction to sponge biology, anatomy and benthic life style. Information covered includes cell types, filter feeding mechanism, skeletal structure of spicules and spongin, reproduction and life cycle, sponge diversity, and growth forms. The page includes a simple line diagram and excellent color photographs. A NSTA SciLinks selected site.... Show More


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