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NOAA Photo Library Image - expn5587

Base of Poliopogon sponge seen in image expn5586. It appears that a separate small sponge is growing in the base material - an apparent example of a sponge providing habitat for a sponge.

Image ID: expn5587, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Pacific Ocean, West of Karin Ridge
Photo Date: 20150926T001639Z
Credit: NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2015 Hohonu Moana

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