New species of carnivorous sponge

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Meet Chondrocladia lyra, the harp sponge.  A new species of carnivorous sponge from the deep-sea off California. C. lyra is called the harp sponge because its basic structure, called a vane, is shaped like a harp or lyre. Each vane consists of a horizontal branch supporting several parallel, vertical branches. Source: mbari.org

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