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halichondriidæ

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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A group of sponges, Spongidæ or Porifera, exemplified by the genus Halichondria, containing many common marine forms which incrust stones, timbers, and seaweeds below the tide-mark, and sometimes shoot up into branching tufts or tubes. They have no commercial value. Also Halichondriæ.

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