Sponges Recycle Resources for Reef Communities (5 of 8) (image) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Caption Coral reef cavity sponge in Curacao in the southern Caribbean Sea is shown. This image relates to a paper that appeared in the 4 Oct., 2013, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Jasper M. de Goeij at University of Amsterdam in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and colleagues was titled, "Surviving in a Marine Desert: The Sponge Loop Retains Resources Within Coral Reefs." Credit [Image courtesy of Jasper de Goeij] Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.