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Sponges Recycle Resources for Reef Communities (6 of 8)

Caption: Scientist Jasper de Goeij is shown closing an underwater coral cavity. 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 Benjamin Mueller]

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