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Why are sponges found in Kingdom Animalia?
Last Updated: 8th April, 2020
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Correspondingly, what animal kingdom do sponges belong to?
Secondly, what are the economic importance of sponges? :Sponges serve as protective houses for animals like crustaceans, molluscs, small fishes, etc. In addition to the protection, the animals that live inside the sponge get a rich food supply from the water circulating through them.
Additionally, do sponges have organs?
They have partially differentiated tissues, and not true tissues. Sponges don't have internal organs. They don't have muscles, a nervous system, or a circulatory system. Their walls are lined with many small pores called ostia that allow water flow into the sponge.
Why are sponges multicellular?
Summary. Sponges are the simplest multicellular organisms, classified by their primitive cellular-level of organization, their porous bodies, and their filter-feeding system. Sponges have specialized cells that can carry out distinct functions within the organism.