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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Branching Fire Coral Millepora alcicornis

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Black Sea Rod Plexaurella homomalla

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 12:50 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Encrusting Zoanthid Palythoa caribaeorum

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 12:55 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

White Encrusting Zoanthid with Symmetrical Brain Coral (on the right) and snails.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Knobby Sea Rods Genus Eunicea

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:09 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Corky Sea Finger Briareum asbestinum

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:13 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Corky Sea Finger Briareum asbestinum

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:14 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

White Encrusting Zoanthid Palythoa caribaeorum

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:46 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

18011194489 97a58379d8 s

What

Branching Fire Coral Millepora alcicornis

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 01:46 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

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What

Knobby Sea Rods Genus Eunicea

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 12:27 PM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Sea Fan Gorgonia ventalina

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

Photos / Sounds

What

Black Sea Rod Plexaurella homomalla

Observer

finatic

Date

April 17, 2015 11:05 AM PDT

Description

Monroe County, Florida, US

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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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