Different types of sponges in the ocean (IMAGE) Universiteit van Amsterdam Caption Different types of sponges in the ocean. A. Chondrilla caribensis (encrusting), b. Aplysina archeri (tube), c. Verongula gigantea (vase), d. Xestospongia muta (barrel) Credit Benjamin Mueller Usage Restrictions Free to use in the context of and with reference to Kornder et al. Current Biology License Original content 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.