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Spheciospongia vesparium (Common loggerhead sponge)


Wikipedia Abstract

Spheciospongia vesparium is a sea sponge belonging to the phylum Porifera. While it is highly toxic to fish, it is known to be preyed upon by the hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata.
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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2Spongivory in Hawksbill Turtles: A Diet of Glass, Anne Meylan, Science, New Series, Vol. 239, No. 4838 (Jan. 22, 1988), pp. 393-395
3Sponge-feeding fishes of the West Indies, J. E. Randall and W. D. Hartman, Marine Biol. 1, 216-225 (1968)
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