Last bit of evidence.
Dried hydroid colony on seagrass.
Lots of bleached coral due to the higher-than-normal water temps. Today it was 85°F, approx. 5-6° higher than normal.
bonito ejemplar de este coral blando
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...