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Left: A green sponge, by Jim Andrews.
Sponges are simple animals, drawing water in through small pores
in their walls, where any nutrients are filtered out, and exhaling
the filtered water usually through a larger opening towards the apex.
They may be discrete individuals, or have a more colonial
encrusting form (as here). Species are difficult to identify in the