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Giant barrel sponge - Wikipedia

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The giant barrel sponge (Xestospongia muta) is the largest species of sponge found growing ... On the reefs off the Florida Keys, it may be as common at two individuals per square ... (Stenopus hisp...

Sponge structure key to mopping up oil spills – JPhys+

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Mar 2, 2016 ... An interconnected structure, which water can easily flow through, is key to creating a highly effective mechanical sponge for clearing oil spills. ... The clean up of slicks like this may benefit from polyurethane foam and its ...

Filter-Feeding in Reef Sponges - National Ocean Service - NOAA

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Observe and describe filter-feeding in sponges and explore ... KEY WORDS ... sponges pass water through their bodies in a ... Perhaps, sponges help to clean.

Sponge structure key to mopping up oil spills - Phys.org

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Mar 1, 2016 ... An interconnected structure, which water can easily flow through, is key to creating a highly effective mechanical sponge for clearing oil ... Explore further: New materials repel oil underwater, could better clean up oil spills.

Sponging Up: Cleaning & Preserving Beachcombed Sponges

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We went beach combing on Sand Key Beach, on the Florida West Coast, ... in fresh seas sponges and essentially letting them rot, by leaving them in the water or ...

SGEF-169/SG095: Florida's Marine Sponges: Exploring the ... - EDIS

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In the Keys, where diving for sponges is prohibited, hooked sponges grow back ... Off the Gulf Coast near Tarpon Springs, sponges are found in deeper water ... by comparison, are not nearly as absorbent or durable, and are harder to clean.

About Sponges - Tree of Life Web Project

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The scientific name of a sponge is Porifera, which means pore-bearing. ... By pumping water, they help bring oxygen and nutrients to the sponge while also ...

Life of a Sponge

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It is easy to forget that there is much more to sponges than the scrubbing and bath. The sponges are living animals that live in the water. They are stuck to the ...

Sponge Cities: What is it all about? — World Future Council

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Jan 20, 2016 ... What are the key issues the Sponge City wants to solve? ... Another key issues is related to the fact that rain water and wastewater (namely water from our sinks and toilets) is collected by one ... More clean water for the city.

Sponge Bath: Keep Clean Without Running Water - Nature ...

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A pioneer in the Alaskan wilderness tells us how to take a sponge bath.