Sponges

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hannahzarzar
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Sponges

Post by hannahzarzar » Tue Jun 14, 2011 10:04 pm

Why are sponges considered animals?

The colony-like properties have proven, through experimentation, that each individual sponge cell is able to function and survive independently. They are multicellular.

The teacher said I need to look up a few basics concepts that apply as well.

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Re: Sponges

Post by JackBean » Wed Jun 15, 2011 12:55 pm

you mean Porifera, right?
Probably because they have the same cell composition as other animals.
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

Cis or trans? That's what matters.

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