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Bowerbank's Halichondria

Halichondria (Halichondria) bowerbanki Burton 1930

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Halichondria bowerbanki (Bowerbank's Halichondria) is a species of sponges in the family Halichondriidae. It is a filter feeder. Individuals can grow to 600 µm. Bowerbank's Halichondria has sexual reproduction.

  • URI: http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1252491
  • Definition: a sub-group of suspension feeding animals that feed by straining suspended matter and food particles from water, typically by passing the water over a specialized filtering structure
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Bowerbank's halichondria. View this species on GBIF