Biodiversity & Conservation

Sponges (Porifera)

A sponge
Adreus fascicularis

Adreus fascicularis

A sponge
Axinella damicornis

Axinella damicornis

Yellow staghorn sponge
Axinella dissimilis

Axinella dissimilis

A sponge
Axinella infundibuliformis

Axinella infundibuliformis

A sponge
Axinella subdola

Axinella subdola

A sponge
Ciocalypta penicillus

Ciocalypta penicillus

A sponge
Cliona celata

Cliona celata

A sponge
Dysidea fragilis

Dysidea fragilis

Bowerbank's halichondria
Halichondria (Halichondria) bowerbanki

Halichondria (Halichondria) bowerbanki

Breadcrumb sponge
Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea

Halichondria (Halichondria) panicea

A sponge
Hymeniacidon perleve

Hymeniacidon perleve

A sponge
Pachymatisma johnstonia

Pachymatisma johnstonia

Chalice sponge
Phakellia ventilabrum

Phakellia ventilabrum

A sponge
Polymastia boletiformis

Polymastia boletiformis

A sponge
Polymastia mamillaris

Polymastia mamillaris

A sponge
Suberites carnosus

Suberites carnosus

A sponge
Suberites ficus

Suberites ficus

A sponge
Suberites massa

Suberites massa

Golf ball sponge
Tethya aurantium

Tethya aurantium

A sponge
Adocia cinerea

Adocia cinerea

A sponge
Desmacidon fruticosum

Desmacidon fruticosum

A sponge
Esperiopsis fucorum

Esperiopsis fucorum

Mermaid's Glove
Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata

Haliclona (Haliclona) oculata

An encrusting sponge
Hemimycale columella

Hemimycale columella

A sponge
Leucosolenia botryoides

Leucosolenia botryoides

A sponge
Oscarella lobularis

Oscarella lobularis

A sponge
Sycon ciliatum

Sycon ciliatum