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Sponge - Wikipedia


Sponges are animals of the phylum Porifera They are multicellular organisms that have bodies full of pores and channels allowing water to circulate through ...

Introduction to Porifera


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

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


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 ...

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


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...

Sponges - Porifera - Details - Encyclopedia of Life


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 ...

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Sponges - Porifera - Overview - Encyclopedia of Life


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 ...

Porifera facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles ...


Porifera [Lat.,=pore bearer], animal phylum consisting of the organisms commonly called sponges. It is the only phylum of the animal subkingdom Parazoa and ...

Phylum Porifera - Boundless


Learn more about phylum porifera in the Boundless open textbook. Sponges lack true tissues, have no body symmetry, and are sessile; types are classified ...

Marine Species Identification Portal : Sponges - Phylum Porifera


Description, classification, synonyms of Phylum Porifera - Sponges.

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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The Sponges (Phylum Porifera) - The Earth Life Web


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



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



Description of the sponges and their taxonomy, from the Animal Diversity Web.