Trumpet or Vase Sponge
(Stylissa stipitata)

image of a Trumpet or Vase Sponge

Image ID: 281-00

Comments : Sort of deceiving in the picture, because the sponge actually comes out from the wall in a vase shape about 5-6 inches. This is looking right down the flute.
Common name : Trumpet or Vase Sponge
Scientific Name : Stylissa stipitata
Location Found : Browning Wall, Canada
Actual Size : 3 inches across, 5 inches tall
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :