Canadian Geographic: B.C.’s glass sponges “cough” to unclog blocked pores

Photo credit: Sally Leys/CSSF/DFO

CHONe MSc student Nathan Grant and Network Investigator Sally Leys, University of Alberta, are featured in the Canadian Geographic article entitled “B.C.’s glass sponges “cough” to unclog blocked pores.”

Read about the new research regarding why glass sponges “cough” and also the behaviour referred to as a “prolonged arrest.”

Nathan recently presented this research during the World Conference on Marine Biodiversity (WCMB), May 13-16, 2018 in Montreal, QC.