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Calcareous Sponges

Calcarea

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Calcarea (Calcareous Sponges ) is a group of sponges. There are 774 species of calcareous sponges , in 82 genera and 23 families. This group has been around since the cambrian series 2 epoch. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction and asexual reproduction; they are protogynous hermaphrodites. They are sessile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of calcareous sponges . View this species on GBIF

calcareous sponges Habitats

The environments in which many calcareous sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its calcareous sponges species checklist.

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Calcareous Sponges Habitats

The environments in which many calcareous sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its calcareous sponges species checklist.