Estuary to Abyss Expedition 2004. White tube sponges, showing the large
central osculum and similar ostia (pores) in the body wall.
A brittle star can be seen in the sponge on the left.
Image ID: expl1141, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Credit: Estuary to Abyss 2004. NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration
Category: Ocean exploration/Invertebrates/
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