Environment

September 18, 2015 3:57 PM

Sponges akin to redwoods of the sea crowding out corals on Florida reefs

Study shows giant barrel sponges up 122 percent in 12 years

The sponges live for centuries and provide critical food and shelter

But at six feet in diameter, they leave little room for reef-building coral

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