Jellyfish in the tank
These Obelia spp. (Wine-glass Hydroids) caught my eye as there were hundreds attached to a rock, all about an inch or a bit longer.
This Haliclystus stejnegeri (Oval-anchored Stalked Jelly) was the largest I've seen, about 1.3" across.
The Anthopleura elegantissima (Pink-tipped Green Anemone) in the middle is cloning!
Washed up from the ocean several on the shoreline today
1.5 metros de profundidad
About 6" wide. Washed up with the tide.
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...