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Barrel sponge at 70 meters depth. It sits on a rocky overhang lying between the second and the third reef wall from the bateau pass. Downstairs, my partner Olivier goes back from our depth floor which was 92 m.

© Gabriel Barathieu / Biosphoto

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Image size: 7673x5115 pixels (25.6"x17.1" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2017-10-22

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Wild animal / Sponge / Siliceous sponge / Barrel Sponge (Xestospongia sp) / Giant Barrel Sponge (Xestospongia muta)

Area / Marine area / Sea bottom

Leisure / Sport / Diving / Diver

Individual / Person

Shot / Overview

Africa / Comoro Islands / Mayotte

Area / Marine area / Sea / Tropical sea

Leisure / Sport / Diving / Scuba diving


World sea and ocean / Indian Ocean / Mozambique Channel

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Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Parazoa / Gelatinosa / Desmospongia / Haplosclerida / Haliclonidae / Xestospongia

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