Bread crumb sponge

Bread crumb sponge

Distribution in scandinavian waters

Maximum length: 35 cm.
Appearance: Varying colours, usually yellowish, at times greenish because of its symbiotic existence to certain algae. This species can vary greatly in form, but has a characteristic fragrance.
Depth: 0-183 m.
Environment: The Bread crumb sponge lives on algae and rocks, especially close to the beach in shaded areas.
Classification: Bread crumb sponges belong to the silica sponges under the group sponges (porifera).

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