Ingestion, Digestion and Defecation in Freshwater Sponges

Producer: IWF Wissen und Medien gGmbH

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The video describes a fundamental structure of the freshwater sponge Ephydatia. Ingestion, digestion and defecation are shown in micro time-lapse shots and in 3D animation. The structure and function of the choanocytes (collar cells) is explained in detail.


Language: German, English Year of production: 1996 Format: CD-ROM, DVD-Video, MPEG1 Download Running time: 14 mins. Price: €6.95 CD-ROM, €14.80 DVD-Video, €5.56 MPEG1 Download