Sponges

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Developed by: IÑIGO AND ADAM

Characteristics:

Sponges have irregular bodies. They cannot move. They attach themselves to rocks or the sea floor. They filter seawater, and retain nutritive substances for food.

Types of Sponges:
  • Calcarea or Calcareous Sponges


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  • Demosponges

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  • Glass Sponges

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More Information

Sea sponges are exactly what they sound like. They are sponges found in the sea that are cleaned and sold for individuals to use in the shower. You can also use these sponges to clean your kitchen or bathroom. If you want to take the all-natural approach, these sponges are for you. However, if your sponge becomes dirty it will begin to feel slimy. You will need to clean it differently than you would a manufactured sponge.n38619446035_908.jpg

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