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Phylum Porifera
Sponges are a diverse group of sometimes common types, with about 5000 species known across the world. Sponges are primarily marine, but around 150 species live in fresh water. Sponges have cellular-level organization, meaning that that their cells... More >>
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Porifera - Wikipedia

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Sponges are the basalmost clade of animals of the phylum Porifera (/pɒˈrɪfərə/; meaning "pore bearer". They are multicellular parazoan organisms that have ...

Introduction to Porifera

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The approximately 5,000 living sponge species are classified in the phylum Porifera, which is composed of three distinct groups, the Hexactinellida (glass ...

The Sponges (Phylum Porifera) - EarthLife.net

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An introduction to the biology, classification and ecology of sponges, the phylum Porifera.

Phylum Porifera | the Shape of Life | The Story of the Animal Kingdom

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Sponges Sponges are considered the oldest animal group. They are multicellular but don't have tissues or organs The name porifera means 'pore bearer' in ...

ADW: Porifera: INFORMATION

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Sponges are a diverse group of sometimes common types, with about 5000 species known across the world. Sponges are primarily marine, but around 150 ...

Phylum Porifera: Definition, Characteristics & Examples - Video ...

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Jan 11, 2016 ... In this lesson, we will explore the phylum Porifera and look at the organisms that make up the group. We will discuss their key features, body...

THE PHYLUM PORIFERA

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THE PHYLUM PORIFERA. THE SPONGES. INTRODUCTION. Sponges are among the most unusual animals. because of lifestyle and appearance originally  ...

Sponges - Porifera - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life

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Sponges (phylum Porifera) are an exclusively aquatic and, with a few exceptions (Vacelet and Boury-Esnault 1995), a filter-feeding group of animals. The group ...

Phylum Porifera, Sponges

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Phylum Porifera, Sponges. Sponges are filter-feeders composed of flagellated cells reinforced by spongin fiber and (usually) tiny structural rods called spicules.