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Demosponges

Demospongiae Sollas 1885

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Demospongiae (Demosponges) is a class of sponges. There are 7491 species of Demosponges, in 481 genera and 96 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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Demosponge Habitats

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

demosponges Habitats

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