Most sea sponges are detrivorous, meaning they consume organic debris and various microbes that drift through ocean currents. Harp sponges, however, are carnivorous and use hooks located on their arms to catch shrimp and... More »

Marine animals, such as hawksbill sea turtles, angelfish, sea slugs, some starfish and the larvae of sponge-flies, feed on sponges. Not many marine animals eat sponges, because multicellular organisms contain less nutrie... More »

The scientific name of the sea sponge is Porifera. The sea sponge's scientific name refers to something having pores, and sea sponges have many small pores known as ostia. More »

In general, there are two types of plants in the ocean: those that have roots attached to the bottom of the ocean and those that do not have roots and drift in the waters. Rooted plants live in only shallow waters becaus... More »

Sea sponges are bottom-dwelling, multi-cellular animals. Most sea sponges attach themselves to the ocean floor, other sea animals or rocks for the duration of their lives. A small number of sea sponges are mobile creatur... More »

The biome of the seal lion consists of ocean areas that have rock, vegetation and easy diving for shellfish. Several species of sea lion exist, and they live in both warm and cold water. More »

The Stellar sea lion is a common misspelling of the Northern or Steller sea lion, a marine mammal found in the Northern Pacific ocean. Their habitats range from Japan to California. More »

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