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Porifera (Sponges)

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Sponges are very diverse invertebrates that live under the sea. They come in a large variety of colors, shapes and structural complexities.
Sponges can reproduce sexually and asexually. If a sponge reproduces asexually it does not need a, er, partner. It either buds (a small bud is formed on a sponge before it drops from the sponge and becomes its own new sponge.) or regenerates. When a sponge regenerates you should picture a starfish. …
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A parrot fish will eat a sponge.
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Hawk bill turtles , sea slugs , and turtles
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No, as in most (if not all) sponges, barrel sponges are completely sessile and unable to move locations.
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Yes. they have two germ layers - or a two - layerd body wall. The epidermis and gastrodermis.Actually sponges lack true tissues and are therefore not diploblastic.
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Answer: They EAT plankton Sponges use collar cells to move H20 therefore trapping food particles. They do not EAT WATER!
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Krabby Patties
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Sea Sponges live on sand or mud at the bottom of the sea or they attach themselves to rocks, they can survive from tidal shores all the way down to depths of 9000 meters.
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Yes he is.
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Sponges have asymmetry.
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5000 h/cm2
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Small plankton & particles floating in the water.kraby paties
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Sponges are collection of different groups of micro organisms. The seaa water is the major natural force interacting with it. Besides that the temperature of the water, the pressure also affects it. Presence of any parasites can affect the growth of sponges.
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a type of sponge that is purple
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algae and bacteria
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phylum porifera are sponges.
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Answer a sponge
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Sponges are simple animals, and invertebrates. They are multicellular, but have no digestive, respiration, or nervous systems. A large number of pores are present on a sponge's body surface and indeed throughout their bodies, allowing seawater to circulate through the sponge's body cavities, providi…
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In the bathroom, kitchen or utility closet - Phylum Porifera consists of sponges.
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They ride the waves and stops wherever it lands
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tiny fish nibble on them
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Spicules, like our skeleton, give the sponge structure. Without spicules, Sponge Bob would be Sponge Blob.
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Sponges get food from the water around them.
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Sponges absorb their food by their little holes in the sponge. Because most adult sponges can't travel in search of food they get their food by a process called filter feeding. Filter feeding is a method in which an organism feeds by filtering small particles of food from water that passes by or t…
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Phylum Porifera,
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cellulose
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Sponges live in saltwater lakes, sea, and oceans. Some sponges live in freshwater.
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they provide food for other creatures with their body. By:Masterdunn5--------->Also used for sponges and they hitch rides on crabs backs! Sponges are filterfeeders; they filter tons of water through their bodies and in doing so clean the water. They also provide homes for smaller organisms, suc…
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A fry cook, at the krusty krab
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sponges can move slowly by directing their water current in a certain direction with myocytes.
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sponges don't move and obtain food by filter feeding.
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No sponges lack organized multicellular organs, such as nerves and muscles.
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They take in food and water through tiny pores. They get rid of waste products and extra water through a large hole in their body, usually in the middle of the sponge.
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They don't nessessarily breath, yet they do respire. They must have oxygen because they are living animals, so every cell in the sponge takes in oxygen and puts out carbon dioxide.
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Well,it very clear to me that if you have wash dishes you would know.are you dumb? a sponge has 1 opening.
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it is not uncellular
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The exact classification depends on the species. Their phylum is Porifera, though, and they are classified as animals.
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Sponges have an arsenal of biochemical poisons they use to defend themselves. In fact, they have so many different chemicals, scientists are discovering new species of sponges on the Great Barrier Reef in Australia and they are making new kinds of pharmacy drugs from them. In spongebobs case he le…
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Sponges have a natural filtering system. So they just suck in water and food and water get digested.
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Sea sponges are a part of the marine biome. They are even found in the disphotic zone of the ocean, also known as the Twilight Zone.
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Porifera
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Most glass sponges can grow to about 10 feet (3 metres) in diameter and over 7 feet (2 metres) tall.
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Sponges vary from size. Some can be the size of a dime, and some can be the size of a truck! No matter the size, all sponges are made of the same components.
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spongebob is a sponge,look at him
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1; In this phylum animals has numerous small pores on their bodies.2;Thes animal aer multicelluler.3;They have no orgen or true tissus.4;Their cell show a certain degree of independence every cell performs its all function.5;Most of them are found in seawater but some of them found in freshwater. B…
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Munto portinico There are about 10 000 species of sponge in the Phylum Porifera. Ther are 4 classes in this phylum. FML
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The definition of animals only says that most have independent motion. Stationary animals (sponge, coral, anemones, and some mollusks) get food without moving around.Animals are differentated from plants by structure and being exclusively heterotrophs, or consumers.
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It eats blood There are many kinds of leeches and each has their own food requiremnt. But generally speaking they eat, snails, fish, frogs, worms, fish eggs, insect larvae and even decaying matter at the bottom of a pond. In any case they don't need to eat often. They can go from weeks to mon…
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With spicules and spongin
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Flour, eggs, butter, sugar and probably baking powder.
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Red beard sponges are eaten by Sea slugs, starfishes, and sea turtles.
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sponges are the simplest multi-cellular animals.Examples of spongescalcareous spongesiliceous spongesea sponge
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Sponges do not have any predators because nothing eats sponges
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poriffera ;its 'porifera' according to the correct sites!
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Sponges were originally made from the marine creature the sponge. Technology advancements allow sponges to be made of microfibers that are much more efficient.
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Through the holes in their body.
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No, sponges do not have eyes. In fact, they don't have any organs at all. Sponges are among the simplest forms of multicellular life. They have simple tissues made up of different cell types, and some have support structures called spicules, but none have any of the true organs or organ systems that…
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iunno?
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Sponges are asymmetrical. There is no symmetry of a sponge body because the sponge grows to fit the space where they live
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I think it might be called Porifera. ( If I am wrong please re right this. )
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radial symmetry
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Animalia. The domain is Eukaryota
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There are several separate species in various classes: Aplysina archeri (known as the stove-pipe sponge) Aplysina fistularis (yellow tube-sponge) Callyspongia siphonella (colonial tube-sponge) Callyspongia crassa (prickly tube-sponge) Callyspongia also includes the so-called "vase" sponges.
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Budding
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Sponge Flies (Neuroptera, Sysryridae) are predators of freshwater sponges. They lay eggs on vegetation above the water and, when the young hatch, they seek out and devour the sponge.
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They have little pores called Ostias. Water will fall into the ostia then soak into little fiber pockets called central cavities. Because water molecules are drawn to each other, more water droplets will follow the same procedure and completely soak the sponge.
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A sponge gets its oxygen from the water. The oxygen moves from the water to the sponge by a process called diffusion. Diffusion is when molecules of a substance move from an area where they are highly concentrated (where there are a lot of oxygen molecules) to an area where they are less concentrate…
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They have many sensory organs, like olfactory papillae, eyes and termic receptors, so they can find preys or dead animal bodies.
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Sponges are animals not plants and they consist of an outer thin layer of cells and a inner mass of cells. Sponges do not have nervous, digestive or circulatory systems, instead they rely on maintaining a constant flow of water going through their bodies to obtain food, oxygen and to remove waste pr…
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Sponges in the ocean can live up to 200 years old. They are primary produces and give off more oxygen than they take in.
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Water is held in the sponge until it is released.
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Sea Sponges don't move at all. Mature sea sponges are sessile, meaning they are rooted to one place until they die. Sea sponge larvae are motile, however.
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In all cases poriferans have a canal system throgh which they pump water
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asymmetrical
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All sponges don't have respiratory organs. Instead, individual sponges breath for the sponge.
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The red beard sponge, like many other types of sponges, has few predators. However, they may be eaten by sea slugs or fly larvae.
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black, brown, and purple
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chemical mechinism. REALEASING CHEMICALS IN THE WATER TO THE ATTACKER AND KILLS OR HURTS THE ATTACKER SO IT WILL EITHER DIE, OR GO AWAY.
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They live in the ocean.
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The porifera are the sea sponges, so multicellular animals with no skeletal system, that metabolize and respirate through pores in the skin.
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Sponges are very primitive so they do not have organs to respire, instead each individual cell in the sponge respires on their own.
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they dont have Bob in their names
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It is a male if it has a penis.
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Porifera do not breathe. A porifera respire and use oxygen that diffuses through the cells. The oxygen moves from the water to the sponge.
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100 it is a brain
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Some examples of sponges are: Sea Sponge,Tube Sponge,Vase Sponge, Yellow Sponge , Painted Tunicate Sponge, and the Bright Red Tree Sponge. Please note that Coral and Sponges have a lot in common but are not the same.Corals are related to Jellyfish and Sea Anemones and are far more complex than spon…
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Well they both produce by budding like a flower would do and they both have the ability to move but choose to spend most of their time in one place. that is all i know and i am doing a project on that.. i am goin to get a bad grade
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Sea sponges are marine invertebrates that live in coral reefs in subtidal and intertidal zones. They come in a variety of colors, including green, yellow, purple and orange. Although their colors might make them stand out to predators, sea sponges have few natural enemies because they do not taste g…
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Some nudibranchs (sea slugs), hawksbill sea turtles, angelfish, sea slugs, some starfish, the larvae of sponge flies, some brittle stars and some fish eat sponges.
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Sponges vary from size. Some are less than a centimeter (0.4 inch), while others can get to be around 6 feet tall and wide.
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No, sea sponges can not make their own food. They obtain their nutrition from the food particles in the water. Sponges primarily eat bacteria, phytoplankton, and other small food bits out of the water.
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yes because their are lots of them so you would find some
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Xestospongia muta
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Sponges are most sexual!!
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