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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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    • Corales, medusas y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Egg-yolk Jelly Phacellophora camtschatica

Observer

james3

Date

July 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

james3

Date

July 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

leslie_flint

Date

July 22, 2014 09:17 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Moon Jellyfish Aurelia aurita

Observer

jorgfreyhof

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Lion's Mane Jellyfish Cyanea capillata

Observer

c_michael_hogan

Date

July 21, 2014

Place

durness (Google, OSM)

Description

Seen washed up in the intertidal zone at near low tide. This individual measures about 28 cm across.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

July 18, 2014

Place

Akumal (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

the past

Description

Con el síndrome de los "lunares oscuros" (Dark spot disease en inglés).

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

July 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

July 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Enfermo con Banda Negra

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

rosaer

Date

July 17, 2014
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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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