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MONTESSORI CORAL REEF FIELD GUIDE INDEX

and INTRODUCTION

Porifera (PHYLUM)

Sponge Coloring Page

Sponges

Picture - Montessori 5/20/04

Habitat: Caribbean Sea

Size: 1-3 feet (30-90 cm) high; 3-4 feet ( 91.4 cm-122 cm) in length.

Food: filter feeders: microscopic food particles

Interesting Fact: This sponge leaves blisters if you touch it, but some fish are not bothered by this sponge's sting.

Amanda: Amazing Animals of the World

Do-Not-Touch-Me Sponge Other sites:Learn More About Sponges

 

Habitat: coral reefs

Size:

Food: filter feeders: microscopic food particles

Interesting Fact: Sponges are called "sessile" which means rooted to one spot.

 

Other Sites:

Picture - Montessori 5/20/04

Habitat: coral reefs

Size:

Food: filter feeders: microscopic food particles

Interesting Fact:

Purple-eyed Sponge Other Sites: Yellow Barrel Sponge

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