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Sketch the slide, Porifera remembering to label the spicules: 2.
Porifera was the only entity selected for more than one award.
During an ongoing survey of California collections by myself and coworkers, with the aim of producing an updated guide to the Porifera of California, we encountered a hexactinellid sponge from southern California unknown to the region (last summarized by de Laubenfels 1932).
Members of the Phylum Porifera, the sponges, are the simplest animals.
For example: a loofah "sponge" is not a member of phylum porifera, it is actually a gourd (phylum angiospermae); the kiwi fruit (angiospermae) is different from the a kiwi bird (chordata); and, although there is a "black pepper fungus" (oomycota), the spice "black pepper" is an angiosperm.
Porifera (sponges), Octocorallia (soft corals), and Chlorophyta (green alga) were found in common at the 3 video sites.
In Fossil Corals and Sponges: Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fossil Cnidaria and Porifera, Graz 2003 (Hubmann, B.
The investment gives Porifera the ability to market, manufacture and sell its forward osmosis products at high volume, while also gaining access to Woongjin's global sales and marketing channels.
Arthropoda (11 species) and Mollusca (8 species) were the 2 dominant phyla observed in this study, with regard to richness, and were followed distantly by Annelida (4 species), Chordata (3 species), Cnidaria (2 species), Bryozoa (2 species), and Porifera (1 species), respectively (Table 1).
Porifera sponge dead Porifera boring sponge dead Annelida: Polychaeta serpulid #1 dead Annelida: Polychaeta serpulid #2 dead Annelida: Polychaeta spirorbid #1 dead Annelida: Polychaeta spirorbid #2 dead Arthropoda: Crustacea: Balanus glandula dead Cirripedia Arthropoda: Crustacea: Chthamallu dalli dead Cirripedia Arthropoda: Crustacea: Paracerceis cordata dead Isopoda Arthropoda: Crustacea: Gammarid amphipod dead Amphipoda Arthropoda: Crustacea: ?