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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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    • Corales, medusas y parientes

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Portuguese Man o' War Physalia physalis

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February 4, 2014 07:04 PM PET

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Carabela portuguesa - Fragata portuguesa

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Snowflake Coral Carijoa riisei

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davidr

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August 30, 2014 09:10 AM HST

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Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

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Date

August 30, 2014 09:09 AM HST

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By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

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filups

Date

August 22, 2014

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I think it's a velella, but I'm not really sure. There are bunches of them around Zanzibar right now.

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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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