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Recent observations

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What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

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sea-kangaroo

Date

December 19, 2014 09:17 AM NZDT

Description

Small, like Little Black Mussels. Some closed ones and some open in this photo.

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Corales duros Order Scleractinia

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tierraiberica

Date

August 3, 2014

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What

Sea Anemone Order Actiniaria

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tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 11:56 AM NZDT

Description

Not sure what the blue bit is, giving birth to a new anemone?

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wendy5

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

Dozens of gorgeous Metridium senile or Short Plumose Anemones were growing on this metal pipe off a dock in the marina. The largest were about 3" long and the smallest just a fraction of an inch.

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What

Wandering sea anemone Phlyctenactis tuberculosa

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iandickie

Date

January 24, 2015 01:59 PM HST

Description

In tidal pool at Kaikoura. Most bizarre thing I've seen for a long time.

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bartshepherd

Date

May 21, 2011

Description

soft coral, Cespitularia, spawning at Malajibomanoc Island, Philippines

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bartshepherd

Date

May 13, 2011

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Observer

bartshepherd

Date

May 13, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Sea Anemone Order Actiniaria

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tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 11:53 AM NZDT

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tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 11:20 AM NZDT

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tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 11:16 AM NZDT

Description

These two seem to have fused together.

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What

Sea Anemone Order Actiniaria

Observer

tony_wills

Date

January 2, 2015 11:14 AM NZDT
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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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