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porifera.net lab

@ Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany

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SpongeTet-180Here is a selection of some of our videos. Please feel free to use them for teaching purpose.

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Copyright for all videos by porifera.net lab, Michael Nickel & Co-authors.

Movement of Tethya wilhelma on glass

And they move indeed ... This moving specimen of our pet Tethya wilhelma is attached to a glass plate and was filmed from below. The movie is part of the 2006 publication Nickel (2006) Journal of Experimental Biology 209, 2839-2846 doi: 10.1242/jeb.02337
 

Copyright by M. Nickel; no unauthorised copying, distribution or broadcasting. Feel free to use it for teaching purpose.

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Budding of Tethya wilhelma

Budding of our pet Tethya wilhelma at its best. Only 142 hours of the daily life in our aquariums. Just feed these tiny little juvenile sponges after detachment and they will grow...
 

Copyright by porifera.net lab, Conny Heer & Jörg Hammel; no unauthorised copying, distribution or broadcasting. Feel free to use it for teaching purpose.

If you are interested in bud development of Tethya wilhelma, check one of our articles in Frontiers in Zoology:

Hammel JU, Herzen J, Beckmann F, Nickel M (2009) Sponge budding is a spatiotemporal morphological patterning process: Insights from synchrotron radiation-based x-ray microtomography into the asexual reproduction of Tethya wilhelma. Frontiers in Zoologie 6:19;
http://www.frontiersinzoology.com/content/6/1/19

 

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