kingdom porifera

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kingdom porifera

Post by cklee » Fri Dec 02, 2005 6:30 pm

what functions do the choanocytes of the sponge serve?

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Post by MrMistery » Sat Dec 03, 2005 3:30 pm

The coanocytes have a role in the digestion process of the sponge. They perform intracellular digestion.

by the way, it is phillum porifera, not kingdom...
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