Lovely Essay

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Bio Quiz 4 study guide by Jonah friedman Weird Organisms This took 3 hours to make so please Send this to as many people as you would like. Its my pleasure to make it. And follow me on vine ill post more stuff SPONGES Sponges are animals of the phylum Porifera meaning "pore bearer"). They are next to amoelia or something I think I spelt it wrong on the phylogenetic tree. They are multicellular organisms that have bodies full of pores and channels allowing water to circulate through them, consisting of jelly-like mesohyl sandwiched between two thin layers of cells Fuckin Sponges are similar to other animals in that they are multicellular, heterotrophic, lack cell walls and produce sperm cells. Unlike other animals, they lack true tissues and organs, and have no body symmetry. Location:tarpon springs on the gulf coast(west coast) of florida 28.1500° N, 82.7500° W The city was settled by Greek Divers in the late 19th and early 20th centurys. Sponges were being sold for like $50-$80 bucks retail WTF?!?!. They were looking for sponges. Sponge hunting/diving. When mike gets on the sponges he finds have a ‘chocolate milk’ or ‘gurry’ coming out of them. Before they dove they saw portuguese man of war jellyfish, named after portuguese who discovered then and the man of war which is a type of ship. The Gulf Stream current going south east was pushing them and was very strong, made the due winded in like 2 minutes. The water was very green but that is good because the sponges eat the algae. Dirty jobs goes on a hunt with a crew and the ship anastasia. They ride out 15 miles to the sponge beds that have been harvested for over 100 years. They can be continuously harvested because sponges regrow by asexual reproduction if there is a small piece left. $100 dollar bill on the sea floor they are a renewable resource. Sponges are filter feeding and eat small particles

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