Orange Finger Sponge
(Neoesperiopsis rigida)

image of a Orange Finger Sponge

Image ID: 253-01

Comments : The Waadah Island Fingers are a great place to find all types on unusual marine life, including this small but colorful sponge.
Common name : Orange Finger Sponge
Scientific Name : Neoesperiopsis rigida
Location Found : Waadah Island Fingers, Strait of Juan de Fuca
Actual Size : 12 inches tall
Camera Used : Sea & Sea MMII EX 35mm lens ISO 100
Natural History :