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TA0260-D. Cloud Sponges (Aphrocallistes vastus), deep-water glass sponges range from Japan and Russia across to Alaska and south to Mexico, inhabiting cool waters down to more than 5000 feet deep. Individuals can be white, yellow or brown and grow to more than 10 feet in size. Fragile and long-lived,  they form extensive sponge gardens or reefs in some areas, providing shelter for fish and invertebrates. British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Ocean.<br />
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Cloud sponges on a deep wall
TA0260-D. Cloud Sponges (Aphrocallistes vastus), deep-water glass sponges range from Japan and Russia across to Alaska and south to Mexico, inhabiting cool waters down to more than 5000 feet deep. Individuals can be white, yellow or brown and grow to more than 10 feet in size. Fragile and long-lived, they form extensive sponge gardens or reefs in some areas, providing shelter for fish and invertebrates. British Columbia, Canada, Pacific Ocean.
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