Meet the newly discovered candelabra-shaped carnivore called the harp sponge!
Velcro-like barbed hooks cover the sponge’s branching limbs, snaring crustaceans as they are swept into its branches by deep-sea currents.

harp sponge

Reference:

http://news.discovery.com/earth/carnivorous-sponge-121112.html#mkcpgn=fbsci1

8 thoughts on “Harp sponge

  1. ๐Ÿ™‚ Scary in the sense, look at its tentacles or whatever they are called, which are anchored to the bottom, it look like a sting with that would be a good ‘treat’! (I don’t even know whether they use it to attack, but for me it looks so)
    By the way,if possible,please have a look at my flash fiction ‘Impressions’

    1. i have read your short but very cute post..i haven’t find any place to comment there..i guess i am not allowed.. and you know what people who love themselves seem interesting to me..because according to me the one who dont love himself, can’t love others..and your last line attracted my attention..about the wavelength..in actual science compatibility wavelenght do exist..being science student i always look toward scientific logic ๐Ÿ˜€ i wish i could comment on your post ๐Ÿ™‚

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