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Spongia is a genus of marine animals, originally described by Linnaeus in 1759. Some species, including the pictured Spongia officinalis, are used as cleaning tools, but have mostly been replaced in that use by synthetic or plant material.
- Appeltans W, Bouchet P, Boxshall GA, Fauchald K, Gordon DP, Hoeksema BW, Poore GCB, van Soest RWM, Stöhr S, Walter TC, Costello MJ, ed. (2010). "Spongia Linnaeus, 1759". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved 12 June 2010.
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