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    • 자포동물문
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    • Cnidários
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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
  • Spanish
    • Corales, medusas y parientes
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    • 刺胞動物門

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Atlantic Sea Nettle Chrysaora quinquecirrha

Observer

seanpmyers

Date

July 26, 2016 07:24 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

oryzias

Date

July 25, 2016 10:44 AM HKT

Photos / Sounds

What

Spotted Jellyfish Mastigias papua

Observer

oryzias

Date

July 25, 2016 11:35 AM HKT

Place

Tai Po, HK (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cnidarians Phylum Cnidaria

Observer

dhalter

Date

July 23, 2016 11:23 AM CDT

Description

About 1" in diameter. Rubbery and think. Most of the ones we saw did not show the tentacles this well.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

gwark

Date

May 10, 2012 12:14 PM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

gwark

Date

May 10, 2012 12:14 PM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

earthstephen

Date

July 25, 2016 06:56 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Elkhorn Coral Acropora palmata

Observer

ryanmyers

Date

June 20, 2016 01:00 PM MDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

heni

Date

July 24, 2016 01:23 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

heni

Date

July 24, 2016 01:23 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brooding Anemone Epiactis prolifera

Date

May 22, 2016 10:47 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

gracegarcia

Date

July 24, 2016 08:37 AM PDT

Description

Attached to a small, tide pool rock. Hosts algae- rocks are clung to it.

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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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