Using Fluorescent Dye To Show How Sponges Filter Feed

In this fascinating demonstration of how sponges filter feed, researchers introduce harmless fluorescent dye in the water near the animals and record as the dye passes through the sponges with surprising speed. The video was produced by Shape of Life.

Using Fluorescent Dye to Show How Sponges Filter Feed

Using Fluorescent Dye to Show How Sponges Filter Feed

Using Fluorescent Dye to Show How Sponges Filter Feed

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Written by EDW Lynch

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