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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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Recent observations

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What

Orange-Striped Green Sea Anemone Diadumene lineata

Observer

harumkoh

Date

October 25, 2014 01:50 PM JST

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What

Soft Corals Order Alcyonacea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 05:29 PM EST

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Soft Corals Order Alcyonacea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 05:21 PM EST

Description

Mushroom soft coral?

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Sea Pens Order Pennatulacea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 04:43 PM EST

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Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

Observer

dpom

Date

October 24, 2014

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Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

dpom

Date

October 24, 2014

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Giant Green Anemone Anthopleura xanthogrammica

Observer

dpom

Date

October 24, 2014

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Lobophytum Order Alcyonacea

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 05:05 PM EST

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Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 05:02 PM EST

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Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 04:52 PM EST

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Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 04:50 PM EST

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Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 05:03 PM EST
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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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