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Contact: Kim Fulton-Bennett
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Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

Newly Discovered Sponges on Davidson Seamount

Caption: A large group of Asbestopluma monticola sponges grow on top of a dead sponge on Davidson Seamount, off the Central California coast.

Credit: 2006 MBARI

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