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Calcareous Sponges

Calcarea Bowerbank 1862

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Calcarea (Calcareous Sponges ) is a class of sponges. There are 796 species of Calcareous Sponges , in 83 genera and 23 families. They are omnivores. They have sexual reproduction and asexual reproduction.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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Calcareous Sponges Habitats

The environments in which many calcareous sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its calcareous sponges species checklist.

calcareous sponges Habitats

The environments in which many calcareous sponges species are known to live. Select an environment to see its calcareous sponges species checklist.