Sponges and Sea Squirts
Sea squirts and sponges have fascinating life cycles and sea squirts even digest their own brain!
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Lightbulb sea squirt
The lightbulb sea squirt is common around much of the UK. Its easy to see where its name came from!
This sponge is found on rocky shores around the UK and looks like a thick bready crust (if you use your imagination a bit!).
One of the most eye-catching sights on the rocky shore, this mind-boggling species resembling a collection of beautiful pressed flowers…