Sponges: Phylum Porifera

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What is the primary mode of water transport in sponges?

Flow through canals

What is the main function of the choanocytes in sponges?

Respiratory exchange with the environment

How do sponges reproduce asexually?

Through budding and formation of new individuals

What is the role of spicules in sponges?

Supporting the sponge's body

What is the nature of fertilization in sponges?

Internal fertilization followed by release of embryos

Test your knowledge of the characteristics and biology of sponges, also known as Phylum Porifera, which are primitive multicellular animals with a cellular level of organization. Learn about their water transport system, asymmetrical body structure, and marine habitat.

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