Giant, Deep Sea Sponges Evolved Fiber Optic Exoskeletons

Click to view » 11/13/08 8:20am 11/13/08 8:20am This gigantic sea sponge has an exoskeleton made of glass rods, and each rod can grow up to a meter in length. In the deep sea, these massive sponges contain a menagerie of other tiny lifeforms, all dependent on their sea sponge hosts for something in short supply far under the water. They need light -…