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

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