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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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    • Corales, medusas y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sea Anemones and Corals Class Anthozoa

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

April 14, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Orange Cup Coral Balanophyllia elegans

Observer

dpom

Date

April 20, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

elliebolas

Date

April 20, 2015 04:25 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

guidos

Date

April 17, 2015

Place

Masfjorden (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

guidos

Date

April 10, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Description

Some Kind of Jellyfish
5 m Depth.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ten-tentacled Burrowing Anemone Halcampa decemtentaculata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

April 20, 2015 07:22 AM PDT

Description

Possibly 10-tentacled burrowing anemone? 10 tentacles, between small rocks at bottom of tidepool. See alternate photo for stalk.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

thefruithunter

Date

March 20, 2015 06:00 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Green Anemone Anthopleura xanthogrammica

Observer

thefruithunter

Date

January 22, 2015 04:46 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Stubby Rose Anemone Urticina coriacea

Observer

thefruithunter

Date

January 22, 2015 04:44 PM PST

Description

I think this is a Leathery Anemone

Photos / Sounds

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What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

markmao1

Date

April 14, 2015 01:30 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

marisa_a

Date

April 19, 2015 07:59 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Giant Green Anemone Anthopleura xanthogrammica

Observer

marisa_a

Date

April 19, 2015 07:35 AM PDT
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Description from Wikipedia

Cnidaria (/naɪˈdɛəriə/ with a silent c) is a phylum containing over 10,000species of animals found exclusively in aquatic and mostly marine environments. Their distinguishing feature is cnidocytes, specialized cells that they use mainly for capturing prey. Their bodies consist of mesoglea, a non-living jelly-like substance, sandwiched between two layers of epithelium that are mostly one cell thick. They have two basic body forms: swimming medusae and sessile polyps, both of which are radially symmetrical with mouths...

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