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Sea Sponge, bright yellow/orange in colour varying in sizes, this one is around 10 cm in size. It has indentation on its surface making it looks like golf balls.
Thanks, @outsidegirl0 :)
Thanks, @Felix :)
Great spotting and shot! Congrats, Albert.
Thanks, @pamsai and @SarahWhitt :)
YAY!! WAY TO GO, Albert!! :)
Wow, nice one Albert. Congratulations...
Thanks, @Leuba, @Christine Y. and @flowntheloop :)
Fantastic spotting, congratulations :)
Congratulations Albert !
Thanks, @Daniel for this SOTW :)Thanks too, @triggsturner for your kind words :)
Excellent work Albert. Congrats.
Congratulations Albert, this striking Ball Sea Sponge has been voted Spotting of the Week! It would seem that the currently accepted taxon is Cinachyrella australiensis:http://www.marinespecies.org/porifera/po..."Trypophobics beware! This Ball Sea Sponge (Cinachyrella australiensis) is our Spotting of the Week! This sea sponge in the Family Tetillidae can show shallow circular depressions which make it look like a golf ball. Cinachyrella australiensis is one of the most common intertidal sponge species in the tropical west Indo–Pacific".Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/8...
Wow ! Thanks Albert.
Thanks, @Ashley for the nomination.Thanks too, @Daniele for your appreciation :)
Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!
Thanks, @SarahWhitt :)
COOL!! It looks like a "NERF" ball!! :)
Lat: 13.67, Long: 120.84
Spotted on Jul 31, 2017 Submitted on Aug 4, 2017
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