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Breadcrumb Sponge

Observed: 23rd June 2013 By: gramandy
Kent Wildlife TrustThanet Coast ProjectWildwood Trust
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Breadcrumb Sponge
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Description:

Interesting green colour to this low sublittoral zone sponge - this a first of this colour for me usually creamy white in general round here.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

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green

Nice again Graham.
Good refs to green ones here
http://www.european-marine-life.org/02/halichondria-panicea.php
...and note "A symbiotic algae inhabits the sponge tissues giving it its green colour..."

Mostly warm-buff to dull-orange here. I'll post some soon.
http://www.ispot.org.uk/taxonomy/term/376