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Porifera Sponges

Become familiar with the least-developed organism of the animal kingdom.

$12.25 - $20.25

Specifications

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Products
Catalog Number Mfr. No. Length (English) Preservative Product Type Quantity Price Quantity    

S1015S

 
fisher science education
112101510
0.25 to 0.5 in. Alcohol Grantia Sponge 10 Pack Pack of 10 Each for $20.25

S1210S

 
fisher science education
112.1210.10
1 to 2 in. Alcohol Fresh Water Sponge 10 Pack Each for $12.25

S1221S

 
fisher science education
112.1221.1
5 to 6 in. Formaldehyde Commercial Sponge 10 Pack Each for $19.60
Case of 50 Each for $978.75
Description & Specifications

Specifications

Packaging Jar

Grantia, 1/4 to 3/4 in. (Scypha)

  • A small sponge characterized by its vase or urn shape
  • Has one large excurrent pore called an osculum, located at the upper end of the body
  • Larger sizes have become scarce recently; however, smaller-size specimens are readily available
  • In alcohol

Commercial sponge, 5 to 6 in.
  • Portions of this dry sponge provide an excellent “hands-on” specimen
  • Many pores penetrate the sponge and are readily apparent
  • Dry

Freshwater sponge
  • Spongilla, a Rhagon-type sponge that is a common inhabitant of clean ponds, lakes, streams and rivers
  • In alcohol

Complete Study Set
  • Set contains one each of Grantia, Spongilla and a commercial sponge
  • Each sponge comes in a labeled jar