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Sponges! | JONATHAN BIRD'S BLUE WORLD
 
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A sponge might not look like much, but these simple animals with no brain or ability to move have lived on Earth for hundreds of millions of years. They can hunt prey and spawn, and Jonathan demonstrates how in this fascinating segment about the biology of sponges! ********************************************************************** If you like Jonathan Bird's Blue World, don't forget to subscribe! You can buy some Blue World T-shirts & Swag! http://www.blueworldtv.com/shop You can join us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BlueWorldTV Twitter https://twitter.com/BlueWorld_TV Instagram @blueworldtv Web: http://www.blueworldTV.com ********************************************************************** When people think of a sponge, they usually imagine something like this: a cleaning sponge for washing the dishes…or for washing the car. Cleaning sponges are synthetic these days, but they used to come from the ocean. Back in the days before we had synthetic sponges for housework, cleaning sponges did come from the ocean. They were harvested by hard-hat divers walking along the ocean floor in heavy weighted boots with a rake-like tool to pluck the sponges off the bottom. It was a dangerous and difficult job. Bagfuls of sponges were lifted to the boat above. Immediately, the crew set to work cleaning the sponges. Then they were hung to air dry. After days or weeks at sea, when the boat was full of sponges, they were taken to shore, where they were auctioned to the highest bidder. Finally they were trimmed, sorted and sold to the public. Natural sponges are still harvested in nearly the same way today, but the synthetic sponge has spared the lives of countless ocean sponges! While an ocean sponge looks something like a weird plant, it's actually an animal. In fact, sponges are among the simplest multi-cellular animals on Earth. They live on the bottom of the ocean, attached to a surface and never moving because they can't walk or swim. Some are quite colorful, while others are drab. They also come in all shapes and sizes. There are tube sponges, vase sponges, barrel sponges, rope sponges, encrusting sponges and many other types. Sponges live from the frigid waters of the arctic and Antarctic, to the tropics. On many coral reefs, sponges dominate the sea floor and the drop off. One of the most common sponges on coral reefs is the barrel sponge. Barrel sponges grow to epic proportions, getting larger than a person! Although sponges can't walk or swim, they can feed. They do it by filtering tiny plankton from the water. A sponge is covered with small pores, called ostia, which lead to a system of internal canals and eventually out to one or more larger holes, called oscula. Within the canals of the sponge, chambers are lined with specialized cells called choanocytes, or collar cells. The collar cells have a sticky, funnel shaped collar and a hairlike whip, called a flagellum. The collar cells serve two purposes. First, they beat their flagella back and forth like fans to move water through the sponge. The water brings in nutrients and oxygen, while it carries out waste and carbon dioxide. Second, the sticky collars of the collar cells pick up tiny bits of planktonic food brought in with the water. Sponges are very effective filter feeders, since they are able to capture and eat particles as small as bacteria as well as much larger particles. They might not look like they are doing much, but a simple demonstration shows how effectively sponges can pump water. On a reef in the Caribbean, I make a dive with a syringe filled with a non-toxic dye called fluorescein. By squirting it around the base of some sponges, we can observe how the water is moving by watching what the dye does. Within only seconds, the dye is pumped through the sponges along with the water. As you can see, a sponge is a pretty good water pump, and also a good strainer. Any plankton that goes in with the water, won't come back out through the osculum. Tube sponges are even more spectacular to observe. They pump the dye so furiously that they look like a collection of miniature smoke stacks! Since sponges can't get together to reproduce, they spawn in a way similar to coral. The sperm is released into the water column by the male sponge and finds its way to the female sponges, where fertilization occurs internally. Eventually, the planktonic larvae are released from the female sponge and float around in the water column as plankton for only a few days. They then settle down and start growing. Sponges don't have many predators. There is not much nutritional value in a sponge and they're hard to digest. Hence, very few animals can eat sponges. But something was clearly eating this sponge! A sea turtle is the culprit. Sea turtles are one of the principal predators of sponges, along with a few species of fish and some invertebrates like nudibranchs.
Views: 1832786 BlueWorldTV
Sponges: Oldest Creatures in the Sea? - Full Episode
 
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Until recently there was a scientific consensus that sponges were the first animals to branch off the "Animal Tree of Life," a kind of family tree for all living and extinct animals on earth. But recent DNA research has cast doubt on that theory, with some scientists suggesting that ctenophores, also known as comb jellies, are an older lineage.
Views: 38909 ChangingSeasTV
Sea Sponge Facts: 10 facts about Sea Sponges
 
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Here are 10 facts about sea sponges to help gain a better understanding of this fascinating creature of the deep sea. The corresponding post is here http://goo.gl/0u3eYy Synopsis 10. Sea sponges are animals which neither have neither a central nervous system of a brain. 9. They are found on the floor of the ocean attaching them leaves to solid rocks. They do not have the ability move around 8. Sea sponges appear as dark in water as they have a dark membrane that covers them which is like a skin for them. This gives them good cover for the skeleton. 7. They are able to reproduce by coupling up with other sea sponges. A male sperm is ejected by the male and is caught by the female and the fertilization of her eggs begins. When they are ready tiny larvae are ejected and they settle on the ocean floor and will grow into sea sponges 6. They feed by consuming water, ocean particles and plankton and then filtering the water out and swallowing the food that they need 5. Sea sponges get their oxygen from the flowing water 4. Around the world there are around 5000 species of sea sponge that exist 3. They have amazing powers of regeneration and have the ability to reform parts of the bodies that get broken off. Even more mind blowing The pieces that are broken off can also settle somewhere else and form into a clone of their parent sponge 2. When they are harvested, those collecting them leave the roots intact so that they can regenerate and grow back to their original form 1. When they are not harvested they have a lifespan of around 10 years in the wild.
Views: 63973 Stand Out Facts
Sea sponge could be the first animal on Earth
 
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New genetic analyses led by MIT researchers confirm that sea sponges are the source of a curious molecule found in rocks that are 640 million years old. These rocks significantly predate the Cambrian explosion — the period in which most animal groups took over the planet, 540 million years ago — suggesting that sea sponges may have been the first animals to inhabit the Earth. (Learn more: http://mitsha.re/YCNZq) Video: Melanie Gonick/MIT Protein simulation/additional imagery: David Gold Media provided by Pond5.com Comb Jelly footage courtesy of Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G7WT81...) Music sampled from, "Another Version of You" by Chris Zabriskie http://freemusicarchive.org/music/Chr... http://creativecommons.org/licenses/b...
Choosing Sea Sponges for Face and Body Care.
 
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http://naturalspasupplies.co.uk/shop-2/sponge-natural-unbleached-greek-sea-sponge-different-species-and-sizes/ Which is the best sponge for face care? Which is the best sponge for showering and bathing? Having been asked these two questions repeatedly recently - we thought it was time to make a video. Natural Spa Supplies Ltd, www.naturalsasupplies.co.uk Tel 01379 588100
Sea Sponges and Unity
 
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Sea sponges are considered to be some of the simplest of multi-cellular animals on earth. They have neither a central nervous system nor a brain yet the various types of cells within a sea sponge are able to perform the many different functions necessary for life. One amazing characteristic of sea sponges is their ability to regenerate. They are able to rebuild parts of their body structure that have been broken off, but it goes far beyond this. There is an interesting experiment that has been performed in laboratories around the world that demonstrates the remarkable regenerative ability of this simple creature. Additional Resources: http://www.TWCanada.org Viewpoint Archives - http://www.lcgCanada.org/viewpoint-archive.php Make sure not to miss another video from the Viewpoint team. Subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/tomorrowsworldviewpoint
The wonderful world of the sea sponges- The Abyss- BBc Wildlife
 
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Want more natural history and wildlife videos? Visit the official BBC Earth channel: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthWW BBC Earth The BBC Earth YouTube channel is home to over 50 years-worth of the best animal videos from the BBC archive. With three new videos released every week there’s something for all nature loves from astounding animal behaviour to beautiful imagery. Click here to find our more: http://bit.ly/BBCEarthWW Kate Humble ventures down the Cayman wall, described as the Himalayas beneath the waves and including one mountain 5 miles deep. At 500 feet down, she experiences the wonderful world of the sea sponge. These creatures are some of the only animals on earth with no dependence on sunlight and act like swiming pool filters cleaning up to 20 lites of water per day. Check out the amazing shapes and types of sea sponge in this magical video from BBC wildlife show 'The Abyss'.
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How Luffa Sponges Are Made
 
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Luffa Gardens in Reedley, California grows and harvests organic luffa sponges. Luffas are a type of cucumber in the gourd family. They're best used for bathing, exfoliating and cleaning. Farm Owners Nathan and Sherri Pauls show us how luffas go from seed to sponge. See more from Luffa Gardens here: https://luffagardens.com ------------------------------------------------------ #Luffa #Sponges #Insider INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire. Subscribe to our channel and visit us at: https://insder.co/2NCg6Sg INSIDER on Facebook: https://insder.co/2NyYczE INSIDER on Instagram: https://insder.co/2xN5qFB INSIDER on Twitter: https://insder.co/2xyN5wE INSIDER on Snapchat: https://insder.co/2KJLtVo How Luffa Sponges Are Made
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Amazing footage of sponges pumping!
 
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In this exciting excerpt from the fourth season of Jonathan Bird's Blue World, Jonathan explores the biology of sponges. This excerpt shows how sponges are powerful water pumps. To see the whole episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8a0oNsDEx8 ********************************************************************** If you like Jonathan Bird's Blue World, join us on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/BlueWorldTV Or Twitter! https://twitter.com/BlueWorld_TV On the Web: http://www.blueworldTV.com **********************************************************************
Views: 65988 BlueWorldTV
Sponges: Oldest Creatures in the Sea? - Trailer
 
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Until recently there was scientific consensus that sponges were the first animals to branch off the “Animal Tree of Life,” a kind of family tree for all living and extinct animals on earth. But recent DNA research has cast doubt on that theory, with some scientists suggesting that ctenophores, also known as comb jellies, are an older lineage.
Views: 5991 ChangingSeasTV
Natural sponges vs synthetic sponges
 
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I'm lucky to live near Tarpon Springs...home of the Sponge docks! During a recent visit I learned more about these natural sea sponges and decided to replace my petroleum based synthetic sponges that I've been using. This is what I learned and why I'm making the switch! Contact me at www.cristinefinckfitness.com
Views: 13233 Cristine Finck Fitness
Learn Biology - Sponges and Porifera
 
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A wikipedia reading about sponges. Subscribe for more!
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Animal Jam - Ask Tierney: Are kitchen sponges made from ocean sponges?
 
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Views: 17629 Animal Jam
Natural Sea Sponges
 
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Natural sea sponges are hypoallergenic, eco-friendly, and contain an enzyme which inhibits the growth of mold and mildew. Discover how they are harvested on Long Island, Bahamas.
Views: 936 Tanja Koster
Beautiful Sea Sponges of the Windward Passage | Nautilus Live
 
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NAUTILUS LIVE 2014 | E/V Nautilus is exploring the ocean studying biology, geology, archeology, and more. Watch http://www.nautiluslive.org for live video from the ocean floor. For live dive updates follow along on social media at http://www.facebook.com/nautiluslive and @evnautilus on Twitter. For more photos from our dives, check out our Instagram @nautiluslive. Nautilus has spotted a number of beautiful glass, tornado, and other sponges during our exploration of the Windward Passage - watch as we get up close and personal with several of these beautiful animals.
Views: 8159 EVNautilus
Tropical Sea Sponges
 
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Sponge Diving with Zacharias Pantas off the Florida Gulf Coast music by Dan-O @ danosongs.com
Views: 24982 Brian Kelly
Sea Sponge Tampons?
 
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OB/GYN Dr. Nita Landry joins The Doctors to discuss the alternative tampon method of using a sea sponge during that time of the month. Is it safe? Subscribe to The Doctors: http://bit.ly/SubscribeTheDrs LIKE us on Facebook: http://bit.ly/FacebookTheDoctors Follow us on Twitter: http://bit.ly/TheDrsTwitter Follow us on Pinterest: http://bit.ly/PinterestTheDrs About The Doctors: The Doctors is an Emmy award-winning daytime talk show hosted by ER physician Dr. Travis Stork, plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Ordon, OB-GYN Dr. Jennifer Ashton, urologist Dr. Jennifer Berman and family medicine physician and sexologist Dr. Rachael Ross. The Doctors helps you understand the latest health headlines, such as the ice bucket challenge for ALS and the Ebola outbreak; delivers exclusive interviews with celebrities dealing with health issues, such as Teen Mom star Farrah Abraham, reality stars Honey Boo Boo and Mama June and activist Chaz Bono; brings you debates about health and safety claims from agricultural company Monsanto and celebrities such as Jenny McCarthy; and shows you the latest gross viral videos and explains how you can avoid an emergency situation. The Doctors also features the News in 2:00 digest of the latest celebrity health news and The Doctors’ Prescription for simple steps to get active, combat stress, eat better and live healthier. Now in its eighth season, The Doctors celebrity guests have included Academy Award Winners Sally Field, Barbra Streisand, Jane Fonda, Marcia Gay Harden, Kathy Bates and Marisa Tomei; reality stars from Teen Mom and The Real Housewives, as well as Kris Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner, Melissa Rivers, Sharon Osbourne, Tim Gunn and Amber Rose; actors Jessica Alba, Christina Applegate, Julie Bowen, Patricia Heaton, Chevy Chase, Kristin Davis, Lou Ferrigno, Harrison Ford, Grace Gealey, Cedric the Entertainer, Valerie Harper, Debra Messing, Chris O’Donnell, Betty White, Linda Gray, Fran Drescher, Emmy Rossum, Roseanne Barr, Valerie Bertinelli, Suzanne Somers; athletes Magic Johnson, Apolo Ohno and Danica Patrick; musicians Tim McGraw, Justin Bieber, Clint Black, LL Cool J, Nick Carter, Kristin Chenoweth, Paula Abdul, Gloria Gaynor, La Toya Jackson, Barry Manilow, Bret Michaels, Gene Simmons and Jordin Sparks; and celebrity chefs Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri and Curtis Stone.
Views: 93330 The Doctors
$30 Beauty Blender versus $10 Sea Sponge! Will It Work?
 
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Views: 160041 Chloe Morello
Fighting tuberculosis with sea sponges
 
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Sponges might contain the cure to one of the world's deadliest diseases. Researchers at the University of Central Florida are working to isolate chemical extracts in sea sponges that could kill tuberculosis bacteria. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/kdDpXu FOLLOW QUARTZ: Facebook: https://goo.gl/DsmLvx Twitter: https://goo.gl/rY7pSX Check out the rest of our videos: https://goo.gl/A8gZvx Quartz is a digitally native news outlet dedicated to telling stories at the intersection of the important and the interesting. Visit us at https://qz.com/ to read more.
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Soaking Up The Benefits: Tarpon Springs Sponge Business Links its Success to Florida Sea Grant
 
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Jim Cantonis is president of Acme Sponge and Chamois of Tarpon Springs, Fla., a successful processor and wholesaler of marine sponges and\ sheepskin chamois products sold around the world. Florida Sea Grant contributes to the company’s success by conducting research in the biology of marine sponges that helps ensure the sustainability of the commercial fishery. This is Jim's story. Like this story? Subscribe to our channel to find out more about the research and work we do: https://www.youtube.com/flseagrant Learn more about Acme Sponge & Chamois of Tarpon Springs by visiting: http://www.acmesponge.com/ To learn more about Florida Sea Grant, visit: www.flseagrant.org Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/flseagrant/ Follow us on Twitter and Instagram: @FloridaSeaGrant =================== Video Transcript: Q: Tell us about the sponge industry in Florida. Cantonis: The natural sponge industry in Florida has had its ups and downs over the last few decades. It surged in the ’80s when there was blight in the Mediterranean. Mediterranean sponges have come back, so it’s leveled off the industry activity here. We still maintain a higher level of fishing than we had prior to that boom in the late ’80s, but not close to what we used to see in the 1920s and ’30s. Q: Where does most of the sponge activity take place in Florida today? Cantonis: Most of the activity in Florida now, 70%, is occurring in the Keys. But sponges are also fished off the west coast of Florida, primarily from Tarpon Springs north to Cedar Key. Q: Tell us about Acme Sponge and Chamois. Cantonis: I’m the fourth generation of the family business going back to the Mediterranean, a little island in Greece called Symi. That was the roots of our company, but we actually started in the U.S., in New York City, when my dad at the age of 21 borrowed a thousand dollars and went there and started peddling Mediterranean sponges out of his trunk. Subsequently we moved to Chicago, then moved the whole operation down here in 1977. The new building we’re in today we built in 1985 to help us process sponges at a higher rate. Q: What accounts for the 30% growth your business has seen over each of the last two years? Cantonis: There’s been a real surge in using natural product, and of course there’s nothing more natural than a sponge picked out of the ocean. The biggest increase is for bath sponges, especially for bathing babies. Sponges have a natural antibacterial property to them. It’s amazing how many times we hear, ‘If it’s good enough for my baby it’s good enough for me.’ Q: How does sponge fishing relate to Florida Sea Grant? Cantonis: Without Florida Sea Grant there would be no sponge fishery in Florida. The research done by Sea Grant and other researchers tells a wonderful story. At current harvest levels, sponges are truly a renewable resource. Sponge tissue left behind after harvesting can actually regenerate to produce a new sponge. No other fishery resource that I know of can tell the same story. This is why it is important to rely on objective scientific evidence in evaluating the management of our fishery resources. These are facts, not just conjecture by well-intentioned folks that don’t have all the information in front of them. Q: In what ways are you engaged with Florida Sea Grant? Cantonis: I’m involved on the Sea Grant advisory board now as vice chairman, and I value the time. It has given me the opportunity to work with all of the various constituencies concerned with the health of our coastlines from commercial fishermen to sport fishermen, from environmentalists to research scientists, to other industries unrelated to the fisheries that are directly involved in wanting quality waterways and a healthy Florida ecology. Q: How can other business leaders become involved? Cantonis: Call me. Or better yet, contact Florida Sea Grant at the University of Florida and tell them you’d like to get involved. It’s wonderful on two levels. Number one, it’s great for the health of our state. But it’s also a benefit for business owners that have anything to do with the fisheries and our coastline, to get involved and truly be able to make a positive difference. The program is about developing partnerships with businesses to support the work needed to solve practical problems.” Q: How does Sea Grant ensure its relevance to Floridians? Cantonis: It’s applied science,so it is science to me at its best. It’s not just the fisheries. It has impact on every aspect of our lives in Florida. Eighty percent of the population of Florida is within 20 miles of the coast. So we’re all directly impacted by the threats of hurricanes — by the threats of sea-level rise. And all of those things are concerns of Sea Grant.
Views: 12694 Florida Sea Grant
How to Use Reusable Menstrual Sea Sponges
 
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Allison is at The Natural Baby and walks us through how to use reusable menstrual sea sponges for your period. Product Info: Jade and Pearl Classic Sea Sponges Multi Pack which she is showcasing has 3 sponge sizes : Small , Medium, Large. Sea Pearls are completely natural sponges that come from the sea. Each sponge has been washed and inspected, trimmed and packaged. Harvesting of Sponges: Sea sponges are harvested so that the living sponge can regenerate and grow new sponges thus making sea sponges a renewable resource and a more sustainable source for your cycle needs. Songe Care: Take care in cleaning your sponges. If cared for properly, sponges can last for 3-6 months or more. Sea sponges should be rinsed and reused multiple times and do not need to be sanitized after each use. It is recommended to clean your sponge: 1. Before first use 2. Once Daily or every other day during cycle 3. If the sponge develops any unpleasant odor 4. Prior to storing Cleaning Instructions: 1. Use a natural chemical-free soap OR 2. Soak for 5-10 minutes in warm water with one of the following ingredients a. 2-3 drops of tea tree oil b. t TBS vinegar c. 1 TBS baking soda (helps restore volume and density) d. 1 tsp hydrogen peroxide (helps reduce coloration) Then rinse sponge and squeeze out excess water Hang to dry Do NOT boil your sponge. Boiling shrinks and toughens the sponge. Do NOT use harsh soaps or chemicals. For other helpful links about reusable menstrual products and your cycle. http://cycledork.com/ www.putacupinit.com thenaturalbaby.com/blog
Views: 5447 The Natural Baby
A look at rare, beautiful "glass" sea sponges off the coast of B.C.
 
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Scientists are waiting on legislation that would protect the rare glass sponges in B.C.'s Hecate Strait
Views: 1944 The Globe and Mail
Shape of Life Sponges
 
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Views: 11753 Nichole Green
Sea-Sponges and Menstrual Cups vs Tampons and Pads Review
 
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When you use a Sea-Sponge or Menstrual Cup you avoid trashing pounds of pads and tampons a year and you also avoid exposure to chemicals like glyphosate, pesticides and artificial fragrance used on 90% of cotton Tampons and Pads. In this video I answer most of the questions that I always get about how to use them, how to clean, where to buy... Enjoy the video and be the change! To book a long distance or in person Energy Healing session with me or to get my guided meditations visit my website; www.MayaraHealingArts.com Namaste 🙏🏼💜🧘🏽‍♀️
Views: 1295 Mayara Healing Arts
New Species of 'Killer Sea Sponges' Discovered
 
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Four new species of 'killer' sea sponges have been discovered in the Pacific Ocean. Staffers from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute or MBARI for short led the study behind the finding. Four new species of sea sponges have been discovered in the Pacific Ocean. Staffers from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute or MBARI for short led the study behind the finding. The new species are considered to be 'killer sponges' because they're carnivorous. They are certainly beautiful marine life forms, but aside from their appearance is a cut-throat approach to surviving in the ocean where food is often scarce. The 'killer sponges' prey on amphipods, similar in size to shrimp or other similar small animals. While most sponges under the ocean's surface are filter feeders that utilize special cells equipped with miniscule, beating tails to lure in prey, these new species have a far more efficient technique. The 'killer sponges' are outfitted with wire-like hairs and hooks that essentially snatch up food. Those hooks allow them to catch larger crustaceans. After the prey has been captured, the 'killer sponges' digest the food over a course of several hours and in the end the only thing that's left in a sponge's grasp is a tiny shell. Lonny Lundsten, a senior research technician at MBARI and his team used remotely operated underwater vehicles to film the sponges intricately capturing their prey.
Views: 3220 GeoBeats News
Faux Like a Pro Natural Sea Sponges
 
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Learn all about where our sea sponges come from and how to care for your sponge.
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Sea Sponges Under The Sea
 
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Sponge Diver Cleaning Sea Sponges
 
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Sponge Diver, Zacharias, Cleaning Sea Sponges on the Sponge Boat with a high powered water pump. We are pumping fresh saltwater from the Anclote River. via YouTube Capture
Views: 3947 Tropical Sea Sponges
Cleaning Sea Sponges ⛵️ Tropical Sea Sponges
 
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Sponge Diver Zacharias cleaning Sea Sponges He Sustainably Hand-Harvested days Before. Located in Tarpon Springs Florida - Sponge Capital of the World. Your #1 source of Sea Sponges Direct from the Diver. ⛵️ Sea ya Later ⛵️ TropicalSeaSponges.Etsy.com Instagram @TropicalSeaSponges Facebook.com/SeaSponges
Views: 10049 Tropical Sea Sponges
Sea Sponges
 
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Natural Sea Sponges are great for tight corners on frames and tracks, or collecting large amounts of water. This is a phenomenal tool to have in your window cleaning tool arsenal. Sea Sponges Available Here: http://shopwindowcleaningresource.com/natural-sea-sponge.html Have any questions about this product, another product, or just want to place an order, give us a call at 862-266-0677 or go to http://shopwindowcleaningresource.com/ . Join the Window Cleaning Resource Association to receive great Member Benefits that will help the growth of your window cleaning business: https://shopwindowcleaningresource.com/association.html Don't forget to follow us and get in on great deals at: Facebook https://www.facebook.com/windowcleaner Twitter https://twitter.com/windowcleaner Forum http://windowcleaningresource.com Blog http://shopwindowcleaningresource.com/blog
Sea Sponges
 
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Cloth Tampons and Sea Sponges
 
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Views: 2636 Leak Freak
Dr. Shirley Pomponi - Drugs from the Sea: Sponges as Chemical Factories
 
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Ocean Science Lecture Series 2010 Marine sponges are miniature chemical factories, producing thousands of chemicals with biomedical properties. Why and how the sponges make these chemicals—and how they can be stimulated to produce them in the lab—is the topic of Dr. Pomponi's lecture. The Ocean Science Lecture Series provides a forum for Harbor Branch's scientists to share their most recent discoveries with our neighboring communities.
Jade & Pearl Reusable Sea Sponges Unboxing
 
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Full review: https://reusablemenstrualcup.com/tampons/jade-and-pearl-sea-pearl-sponge-tampon/ Jade and Pearl Sea Pearls (formerly known as sea sponge tampons) are an eco-friendly period product. The main use for them is to have sex during your period. Although you can use them as your sole source of period protection, they do require a bit of work to keep them clean and sanitary, which is the main negative to this product. Every day or two, you have to clean them with a natural soap and water, or soak them in water with some tea tree oil, vinegar, etc. That's more work than most people are willing to do! However, if you want to have period sex, then these are one of the few options available to you. Sex trade workers have known about these things for years. The other options to consider are the reusable Ziggy Cup, disposable Soft Cup or Flex Disc and Softtampons. We'll try out Jade & Pearl Sea Sponges and let you know how it goes. Are they more hassle than they're worth? Or, the best thing for period sex since sliced bread. Stay tuned for the Jade and Pearl Reusable Sea Sponge Review. Links Reusable Menstrual Cups: https://reusablemenstrualcup.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/menstrualcups1234/ Pinterest: https://www.pinterest.com/jackiebkorea/
Views: 69 Jackie Bolen
Scientists absorbed by deep-sea sponges - futuris
 
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A consortium of scientists from the EU, the US and Canada embarked on a "deep-sea sponge research":http://www.deepseasponges.org voyage in July to find out what role they might play in recycling the ocean's waste. For three weeks, "G.O.Sars":https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x4PGflzqOUQ&feature=share, one of the most advanced research vessels of its kind, took the team of scientists through Norway's western fjords and up into the Arctic Circle. The oceans cover more then seventy percent … READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2017/08/28/scientists-absorbed-by-deep-sea-sponges euronews knowledge brings you a fresh mix of the world's most interesting know-hows, directly from space and sci-tech experts. Subscribe for your dose of space and sci-tech: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=euronewsknowledge Made by euronews, the most watched news channel in Europe.
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Four new species of carnivorous sponges: Adapting to life in the deep sea
 
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This video describes four new species of carnivorous sponges from the Northeast Pacific Ocean that were discovered by MBARI scientists. Carnivorous feeding in sponges is an adaption to the food poor deep-sea environment, where filter feeding -- the typical way sponges feed -- is energetically expensive. Instead, these sponges trap small crustaceans with microscopic hooks. Once trapped, sponge cells mobilize, engulf the prey, and rapidly digest it. In addition to consuming small crustacean prey, one of these species appears to be consuming methane-oxidizing chemosynthetic bacteria. For more information visit: MBARI's news release: http://www.mbari.org/news/news_releases/2014/killersponges/killersponges-release.html Lundsten, L., Reiswig, H.M., and Austin, W.C. (2014). Four new species of Cladorhizidae (Porifera, Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida) from the Northeast Pacific. Zootaxa 3786 (2): 101--123. http://www.biotaxa.org/Zootaxa/article/view/zootaxa.3786.2.1 We thank the Shape of Life for use of fluorescent dye video footage (http://www.shapeoflife.org/ & https://www.facebook.com/theshapeoflife) and Inge Chiles (http://music.iloveings.com) for original music composition.
Deep-sea sponges with a killer appetite
 
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When most people think of sponges, they think of squishy, soap-filled kitchen sponges, or perhaps the graceful barrel sponges that grow around coral reefs. But in the dark depths of the ocean, some sponges have evolved into deadly predators, which trap and digest small, helpless prey. In a new paper in the journal Zootaxa, led by MBARI researcher Lonny Lundsten, a team of scientists describe three new species of predatory sponges that live in deep water off the coast of California and in the Gulf of California. Like tiny beach umbrellas sticking out of the deep seafloor, the new species of sponges consist of thin vertical stalks capped by parasol-like disks with “numerous long filaments radiating in all directions from the parasol edge,“ according to the authors of the Zootaxa article. Two of the newly named sponges were recorded on videotape by MBARI’s remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) at depths of about 2,500 to 4,100 meters. All three of the new sponges are members of the genus Cladorhiza. These three new species join three previously known species of Cladorhiza sponges along the West Coast of North America. One of the new sponges, Cladorhiza kensmithi, lives on the muddy seafloor off Central and Northern California. This sponge was named after MBARI deep-sea biologist Ken Smith, who has spent over 40 years studying deep-sea animals. A large number of C. kensmithi sponges were observed at “Station M,” one of Smith’s long-term research sites off the coast of Central California. These sponges are about 20 cm (8 inches) tall, and use root-like rhizoids to secure their stalks to muddy bottom. When they were first observed during MBARI ROV dives, researchers gave them the nickname “Sputnik sponges” because their filaments and large, conspicuous antennae disks looked like antennae on a satellite. As we continue to explore and study the deep sea we find bizarre, and often beautiful, adaptions to life in this harsh environment which never cease to amaze. Special thanks to: Shape of Life - fluorescent dye footage shapeoflife.org & facebook.com/theshapeoflife UC San Diego Library - Photographs of Dr. Carl L. Hubbs Photographers: J O'Reilly, MW Williams Music: The Lounge - Bensound.com Illustrations: Kelly Lance (MBARI) MBARI news story: https://www.mbari.org/newly-described-species-of-parasol-sponges-are-graceful-but-deadly-to-small-crustaceans/ Publication citation: Lundsten, L., Reiswig, H. M., and Austin, W. C. 2017. Three new species of Cladorhiza (Demospongiae, Poecilosclerida, Cladorhizidae) from the Northeast Pacific Ocean. Zootaxa 4317 (2): 247-260. http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4317.2.3
Hexactinellid species (glass sponges), Johnston Atoll
 
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Scientists observed several species of Hexactinellid sponges, or glass sponges, while exploring Horizon Guyot seamount and “Ridge” seamount in the Johnston Atoll, Pacific Ocean, during NOAA’s 2017 Laulima O Ka Moana expedition. Glass sponges have skeletons made of silica. Credit: Video courtesy of the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2017 Laulima O Ka Moana, July 2017
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Sea Sponges
 
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Soapy sea sponges! Asmr!
 
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Could Antarctic Sea Sponges Save the Human Race?
 
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The current crop of super bugs may be on their way to losing the super tag thanks to Antarctic sea sponges. Super bugs have been a growing problem for awhile, thanks in no small part to the misuse and overuse of the antibiotics people use every day. However, breakthrough has come from an unusual place: Antarctica. Researchers have found that a compound contained within a specific type of sea sponge there can kill 98.4% of MRSA-related bacteria. The sea sponge is called Dendrilla membranosa, and the new compound has been named darwinolide. Antarctica is one of the most extreme environments on Earth, and sea sponges have no physical protection such as a shell while living in an environment full of bacteria. This means that they have evolved to be extremely resilient, meaning they have the defenses capable of fending off even the strongest of bacteria. http://www.geek.com/science/antarctic-sea-sponges-may-save-the-human-race-from-super-bugs-1659236/ http://www.wochit.com This video was produced by YT Wochit News using http://wochit.com
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Esponja Natural Marinha - PORUS Natural Sea Sponges
 
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- Hipoalergênica - Incrivelmente macia - Durável e reutilizável - Extração sustentável - 100% natural Essa esponja é indicada especificamente para limpeza facial. Pode ser usada em conjunto com sabonetes, creme demaquilante ou qualquer produto de preferência. É 100% pura e natural, hipoalergênica, proporciona limpeza profunda, hidratação e equilíbrio à pele. Macia e suave, a esponja PORUS promove esfoliação leve sem agredir ou irritar a pele. Seu uso diário traz de volta o brilho natural e maciez. Suas fibras naturais ajudam a limpar e balancear o ph e a oleosidade da pele, além de funcionar como esfoliante leve. Resultado: Pele macia, linda e saudável. Se apresenta como uma alternativa sustentável em substituição ao uso de algodões descartáveis, tendo em vista após devidamente lavada, pode ser reutilizada inúmeras vezes.
Sea Sponges (Porifera).wmv
 
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Grade 11 Biology project on Animal diversity.
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Meeka Natural Sea Sponges Promo 2013
 
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Natural Sea Sponges from the depths of the Mediterranean Sea. The highest quality natural sponge available, transforming your bathing experience into a pure spa indulgence. We are Australias largest importer of premium grade natural sea sponges. Visit us at www.meekaseasponges.com.au & email [email protected] 'Like' us on facebook to keep up to date with the latest offers and promotions. facebook.com/meekaseasponges Model: Alana Iakovakis Make up Hair: Zabu Hair & Beauty Photography: Louisa Jones Photography Video / Editing: Bill Karanasios
Product Review - Natural Intimacy Sponges (and Giveaway Winners!!)
 
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This video is a review of Natural Intimacy sea sponges. I hope you find it informative and helpful in making the decision whether or not to try sea sponges for yourself. I also announce the three giveaway winners at 19:23 Congratulations to our winners!!! Thank you to Natural Intimacy for the chance to review and give away these products. You can visit their website to purchase or read more infomation at: http://natural-intimacy.com If you want to watch the unboxing and first impression video I made upon receiving the sponges, you can view it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQUmCzWENtw **NOTE** What I forgot to mention in this video is the sustainable harvesting methods used by Natural Intimacy (and other reputable companies). Though sponges are technically animal life, they behave like plants. Responsible harvesting takes only a portion of the sponge, leaving the rest to grow back without killing the organism. It's completely sustainable, so you can be confident that what you're buying is not causing damage to marine ecosystems.
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MIT Study Suggests Sea Sponges Started Earth's Animal Life
 
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MIT researchers combined molecular fossils, body fossils and genome studies to determine that sponges were Earth's first animal
How to Add Sponges to a Reef Tank
 
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Scientists hunt for sea sponges to fight cancer
 
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Researchers are looking below the surface of the water to help extend the lives of some cancer patients. Scientists at Florida Atlantic University are hunting for sea sponges that produce a beneficial chemical.
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Using Menstrual Sponges - Sea Cloud by The Sea Sponge Co
 
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How To Use Menstrual Sea Sponges. More info below! Full detailed review with care: http://bit.ly/1OLx7hL Sea Sponge Co: http://bit.ly/1WDOyJd My website: http://www.ecofluffymama.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ecofluffymama Twitter: https://twitter.com/EcoFluffyMama Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ecofluffymama/ Pinterest: https://uk.pinterest.com/ecofluffymama/
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