April 23, 2014 –
The may look beautiful, but beware; these sea sponges are hungry carnivores!
Scientists have discovered four new species of carnivorous sponges living off of the coast of California and in the Gulf of California off Mexico. But fear not – these sponges feed on tiny shrimp-like crustaceans and have no appetite for humans.
They are only about the size of a piece of spaghetti, but bear a large resemblance to the Venus fly ...... Read more