Great Sponge Sites:
Porifera page at UC Berkeley's Museum of Paleontology-Two
great color images, general information, links to "The Cambrian Explosion",
sponges in the fossil record, life history & ecology, and more on morphology.
skeletons-Spicules is what you'll see up close and personal on
this page with three excellent scanning electron microscope images. Click
on the image to make it fill the screen.
Last updated on February 24, 1997-jlc.