Lake Baikal Sponge
The Lake Baikal Sponge (Lubomirskia baikalensis) is the most numerous sessile animal in the Baikal’s littoral zone, and endemic to Lake Baikal. The lake is the deepest lake of the world at 1642 m, and it contains 20% of the world’s fresh water. The local people name it more, or sea, and not ozero, or lake. It’s just that big!
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