Drink a ton of water to get 1 oz. of food? All in a day for a coral reef sponge. You can help discover more about these amazing animals!

Drink a ton of water to get 1 oz. of food? All in a day for a coral reef sponge. You can help discover more about these amazing animals!

Sponges can filter 50,000x their own volume in a day! What does this mean for nutrient availability on coral reefs? Find out more about current research aimed at finding out how sponges are changing the water chemistry on coral reefs in the Florida Keys.

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Mutualism of the Month: Trapezia crabs and their host coral

Mutualism of the Month: Trapezia crabs and their host coral

Hey all, I have an interest in mutualistic relationships (relationships where both species benefit) and thought I’d try sharing a relationship each month.

Today I’m going to introduce you to the Trapezia-Pocillopora relationship (a crab and coral relationship).

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