What are the characteristics of phylum-porifera?

General features of phylum Porifera:

  • They are mostly marine and non-motile.

  • They are mostly found attached to rocks.

  • They show cellular level of organization. Their body is not organized into tissues and organs.

  • Their bodies are porous. Their body has holes or pores all over, which allows the circulation of water throughout the body and bring in food and oxygen.

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