Fun Barrel Sponge Facts For Kids
- What type of animal is a barrel sponge?
- What class of animal does a barrel sponge belong to?
- How many barrel sponges are there in the world?
- Where does a barrel sponge live?
- What is a barrel sponge's habitat?
- Who does a barrel sponge live with?
- How long does a barrel sponge live?
- How does it reproduce?
- What is its conservation status?
- What does a barrel sponge look like?
- How cute is it?
- How does it communicate?
- How big is a barrel sponge?
- Can a barrel sponge move?
- How much does a barrel sponge weigh?
- What are their male and female names of the species?
- What would you call a baby barrel sponge?
- What does it eat?
- Is it harmful?
- Would it make a good pet?
- Did you know...
- What type of water does a barrel sponge live in?
- Where does a barrel sponge get its energy from?
Barrel Sponge Facts
What Did They Prey On?Suspended food particles in water
What Type of Animal were they?Filter-feeder, planktivores
Average Litter Size?N/A
How Much Did They Weigh?Up to 180 lb (80 kg) with retained water
What habitat Do they Live In?oceans and coral reefs
Where Do They Live?the caribbean sea
How Long Were They?Diameter: 6 ft (1.8 m)
How Tall Were They?8 ft (2.5 m)
Scientific NameXestospongia muta
What Do They Look Like?Brownish-red, brownish-gray, purple, and salmon pink
Skin TypeHard and stony
What Are Their Main Threats?humans, sea urchins, turtles, fish, nudibranchs, parrotfish, and echinoids
What is their Conservation Status?Not Listed
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