NEW: heterotrophic animal!!!

Jan Schlauer (
Fri, 10 Feb 1995 10:23:00 +0100


>It is a deep-sea sponge, normally found between 100 and 8840 meters in the
>Northern Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, although some isolated specimens have
>been in shallower waters (in caves) of the Mediterranean. It thrives in
>nutrient-poor water (sounds familiar). It is a member of the genus
>Asbestopluma and hasn't been named yet.
>I guess sooner or later this little guy might find itself in the possession
>of a CP enthusiast. :-)

Never. Only in the possession of a CA enthusiast (sponges are still rather
straightforward animals, or do you want to lump the kingdoms?).

Kind regards