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TA0287-D. Cloud Sponges (Aphrocallistes vastus), deep-water glass sponges grow in fantastic shapes and inhabit cool waters down to more than 5000 feet deep. Fragile and long-lived, they form extensive sponge gardens or reefs in some areas, providing shelter for fish and invertebrates. Here, a Quillback Rockfish (Sebastes maliger) eyes at scuba diver (model released) at 150 feet deep. British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Ocean.<br />
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female diver and cloud sponge
TA0287-D. Cloud Sponges (Aphrocallistes vastus), deep-water glass sponges grow in fantastic shapes and inhabit cool waters down to more than 5000 feet deep. Fragile and long-lived, they form extensive sponge gardens or reefs in some areas, providing shelter for fish and invertebrates. Here, a Quillback Rockfish (Sebastes maliger) eyes at scuba diver (model released) at 150 feet deep. British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Ocean.
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