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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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Recent observations

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What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

julago

Date

July 17, 2015 12:03 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Jellyfish in the tank

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

wendy5

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

These Obelia spp. (Wine-glass Hydroids) caught my eye as there were hundreds attached to a rock, all about an inch or a bit longer.

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Observer

wendy5

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

This Haliclystus stejnegeri (Oval-anchored Stalked Jelly) was the largest I've seen, about 1.3" across.

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

wendy5

Date

July 29, 2015

Description

The Anthopleura elegantissima (Pink-tipped Green Anemone) in the middle is cloning!

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What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

tin

Date

July 28, 2015 07:00 PM PDT

Description

Washed up from the ocean several on the shoreline today

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What

sun anemone Stichodactyla helianthus

Observer

simbiosisx

Date

July 26, 2015

Description

Actiniaria
Anémona sol
1.5 metros de profundidad

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Observer

drew820

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Zoanthus gigantus

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P7250149

Observer

davidr

Date

July 25, 2015 08:05 AM HST

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What

Compass jellyfish Chrysaora hysoscella

Observer

jimmymac2

Date

July 15, 2015 12:28 PM BST

Photos / Sounds

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What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

sjenniferc

Date

July 26, 2015 08:27 AM PDT

Description

About 6" wide. Washed up with the tide.

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What

Pacific Sea Nettle Chrysaora fuscescens

Observer

issacdudum

Date

July 27, 2015 02:46 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sea Anemones and Corals Class Anthozoa

Observer

parquenacional

Date

July 9, 2015
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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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