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Porifera Sponges

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

$15.90 - $26.35


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


fisher science education
0.25 to 0.5 in. Alcohol Grantia Sponge 10 Pack Pack of 10 Each for $26.35


fisher science education
1 to 2 in. Alcohol Fresh Water Sponge 10 Pack Each for $15.90


fisher science education
5 to 6 in. Formaldehyde Commercial Sponge 10 Pack Each for $20.60
Case of 50 Each for $1,029.40
Description & Specifications


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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