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Demospongiae class (Demosponges)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Porifera (Sponges) » Demospongiae (Demosponges)

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Demosponges
Demospongiae class
Location: Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
Photo Date: 7/12/2009




Petrosiidae family
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Porifera (Sponges) » Demospongiae (Demosponges) » Heteroscleromorpha » Haplosclerida » Petrosiidae

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Petrosiidae family
Location: San Blas Islands, Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/17/2007
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Xestospongia genus (Giant Barrel Sponges)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Porifera (Sponges) » Demospongiae (Demosponges) » Heteroscleromorpha » Haplosclerida » Petrosiidae » Xestospongia (Giant Barrel Sponges)

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Giant Barrel Sponges
Xestospongia genus
Location: Key West, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 6/17/2006




Mycale laxissima (Strawberry Vase Sponge)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Porifera (Sponges) » Demospongiae (Demosponges) » Heteroscleromorpha » Poecilosclerida » Mycalidae » Mycale » Mycale laxissima (Strawberry Vase Sponge)

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Strawberry Vase Sponge
Mycale laxissima
Location: Dry Tortugas National Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 7/11/2010
Remarks: The black (red, but desaturated) sponge.




Aplysina genus
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Porifera (Sponges) » Demospongiae (Demosponges) » Verongimorpha » Verongiida » Aplysinidae » Aplysina

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Aplysina genus
Location: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 4/21/2021