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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 刺胞動物門
  • Korean
    • 자포동물문
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    • 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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Square

Observer

finatic

Date

November 30, 2016 02:57 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Square

Observer

riroriro

Date

November 30, 2016 12:56 PM HST

Description

Oulactis muscosa?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

greenbergster

Date

November 2, 2011 05:58 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Portuguese Man o' War Physalia physalis

Observer

kblair

Date

July 23, 2016 03:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Plumose Anemone Metridium senile

Observer

riveraboy

Date

December 9, 2016 12:57 PM AKST

Description

>10 cm (4 inch)
>tentacles often same color but paler
>found on floats, docks, pilings, and other hard surfaces
>similar to the giant plumose anemone

Photos / Sounds

What

Plumose Anemone Metridium senile

Observer

nerissa

Date

December 9, 2016 12:41 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sea Anemones and Corals Class Anthozoa

Date

December 9, 2016 12:35 PM AKST

Description

White, almost clear, 4cm in height

Photos / Sounds

What

Plumose Anemone Metridium senile

Observer

karinasibayan

Date

December 9, 2016 12:34 PM AKST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlantic Sea Nettle Chrysaora quinquecirrha

Observer

kaseyarredondo

Date

September 21, 2016 01:56 PM CDT

Description

Atlantic Sea Nettle caught in Redfish Bay by Port Aransas, Tx aboard the RV Katy

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Square

What

Olive Anemone Isactinia olivacea

Observer

tony_wills

Date

April 14, 2013 01:44 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

rhp

Date

November 30, 2013 04:27 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jujurenoult

Date

October 14, 2016 10:45 AM CEST
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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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