Tube Sponge

Scientific name
Callyspongia sp
Common name
Tube Sponge
Life on the Edge
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Group
Sponges
Where to find
Subtidal reefs, deep rock pools
Description
Callyspongia are a group of tube-like sponges that are usually subtidal and only occasionally seen during extreme low tides under ledges.

Like all sponges these animals are filter feeders and strain their food (plankton) from the seawater through pores in their surfaces, and a network of internal canals.