Sponge spicule, SEM

Sponge spicule, SEM

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Caption: Sponge spicule. Coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM) of a spicule from a sponge (order Porifera). A sponge is a primitive aquatic organism that filters food from the water. It is a loose aggregation of cells supported by its spicules, needles of a calcium or silicon-rich mineral. The cells in a sponge are not differentiated, unlike those of higher animals. Magnification: x250 at 6x7cm size.

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