Sponges on seafloor

Archeri sponge covers part of the ocean floor. These sponges have never before been seen this far north. There is also a white campana sponge, or vase sponge. A greater amberjack is shown swimming by. Image courtesy of Islands in the Stream 2001, NOAA/OER.

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