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Golf Ball Sponge

Scientific Name: Tethya australis

Description: Golf Ball Sponges have a golfball shape and irregular projections that anchor the sponges to the reef surface. It has a pink outer surface and yellow interior and they feed on plankton. Growing beneath ledges and visible during very low tides, Golf Ball Sponges are some of the easier to identify sponges.

Type: Sponges
Where to find: Subtidal Reefs
Size: 8cm