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The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera #350214
09/03/09 05:24 PM
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The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera, is one of the most colorful sponges in the world.
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Last edited by elbert; 09/03/09 05:24 PM.
Re: The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera [Re: elbert] #350217
09/03/09 05:37 PM
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Re: The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera [Re: elbert] #350253
09/04/09 04:03 AM
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Geeze, Elbert . . .making me hot here.


A fish and a bird can fall in love, but where will they build their nest?

Re: The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera [Re: seashell] #350275
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And they come in all sorts of shapes, sizes and colours. This is one of my favourites:

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But Elbert, do you know what this one is called:

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Re: The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera [Re: Peter Jones] #350288
09/04/09 09:22 AM
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Yellow tube sponge/Sulphur sponge
Aplysina fistularis
Its in a big group called branching Tube Sponge

Re: The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera [Re: elbert] #350323
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Thanks. These are to be seen around quite a lot, and I've always referred to them in my mind as "cows' udders".

Re: The Azure Vase Sponge, Callyspongia plicifera [Re: Peter Jones] #350325
09/04/09 12:27 PM
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Freud and I won't go there :-)


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