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Porifera (Sponges) is a group of animals. There are 9049 species of sponges, in 747 genera and 143 families. This group has been around since the Ediacaran Period. Sponges includes groups like Demosponges, Calcareous Sponges , and Hexactinellid Sponges. They are feeding currents. They are sessile animals.

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EOL has data for 23 attributes, including:

Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of sponges. View this species on GBIF

sponges Habitats

The environments in which many sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sponges species checklist.

Phil Bendle   cc-by-nc-4.0

Sponge Habitats

The environments in which many sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sponges species checklist.