Sponge Bob and Friends

The yellow tube sponges featured above are about as close as I got to seeing “Sponge Bob” while scuba diving.  Yellow Tube Sponge Link

As much as sponges look like plants, they are really animals.   They are filter feeders that consume microscopic plankton.  They come in many different shapes, sizes and colors.
Here is a link to some great information on sponges.  I love photographing sponges… they don’t run away 🙂

Sponges: Primitive Animals

DCIM100GOPROGOPR1594.
Basket or Barrel Sponge

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s