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Unformatted text preview: o Outside of organism o Act as epidermis o Gives form / acts as a covering • Chonocytes (Collar Cells) o Mucus traps particles, particles brought in through phagocytosis o Gas exchange o Chonocytes trap food and aid in gas exchange • Amoebocytes o Removes food from chonocyte and digests it o Distributes nutrients to the flattening cells o Keeps cells alive o MESOHYL Amoebocytes wander through it Produce spicules (can be soft or have points; help with structure and protection) • Porocytes o Channel that water goes from outside to inside of cell o Uses flagella to draw water into the spongocel and out through the osculum TYPES OF SPONGES: 1. Asconoid Sponges 2. Leuconoid Sponges 3. Syconoid Sponges...
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