Classification
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  • Portuguese
    • Cnidários
  • English
    • Cnidarians
  • Scientific Names
    • Cnidaria
  • Spanish
    • Corales, medusas y parientes
  • Japanese
    • 刺胞動物門

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Recent observations

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What

brush corals Genus Pocillopora

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 9, 2016 11:33 AM ADT

Description

We saw many signs of Cyclone Watson on this trip, two months later. Particularly on shallow reef flats. This branch of hard coral, about 1 inch in diameter, was snapped off. But the coral flesh is growing across the newly exposed end, and the colony will survive.

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What

Portuguese Man o' War Physalia physalis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

May 29, 2016

Place

Piha (Google, OSM)

Description

On the beach behind Lion Rock near Piha Stream. Just washed up by the tide. Stormy weather.

Photos / Sounds

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Date

May 21, 2016

Description

¡Estos corales crecen dentro de una esponja barril!

Photos / Sounds

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What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

April 16, 2016

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What

Portuguese Man o' War Physalia physalis

Observer

francisco3

Date

May 29, 2016 08:20 AM HST

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What

Sea Anemones and Corals Class Anthozoa

Observer

thomassmith

Date

April 30, 2016 01:41 PM PDT

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What

Sea Anemones and Corals Class Anthozoa

Observer

danceswchickens

Date

May 29, 2016 11:46 AM PDT

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What

Soft Corals Order Alcyonacea

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 8, 2016 06:01 PM ADT

Description

We puzzled over this photo a big. It's a deflated soft coral. But what are the white balls? Is it releasing eggs or planulae?

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What

Cnidarians Phylum Cnidaria

Observer

eyelight

Date

May 27, 2016 05:02 PM SAST

Description

Really big, about 40cm long, floating just off a dock

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What

Zoanthids Order Zoantharia

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 8, 2016 07:35 AM ADT

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What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 7, 2016 06:25 PM ADT

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

bridgetspencer

Date

October 13, 2013
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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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