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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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    • Corales, medusas y parientes

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Recent observations

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Observer

lui

Date

September 13, 2014 09:26 AM PDT

Description

clear with white/pink circles in its center

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What

Sea Anemones and Corals Class Anthozoa

Observer

tsoleau

Date

August 25, 2014

Description

The guide told me that these were a type of anemone but I don't recall the name. They were hanging on the underside of these rocks and looked a bit like snot. I was in a kayak so I couldn't get closer. Any thoughts?

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Observer

elliannemoreno

Date

October 29, 2014

Place

México, D.F (Google, OSM)

Description

Conocidas como buganvilla.
Son enredaderas miden de 1 a 12 metros de altura.
Sus hojas son ovaladas de 4 a 12 cm de largo y 2 a 6 de ancho

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moon Jellyfish Aurelia aurita

Observer

josenunez

Date

October 29, 2014 04:01 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Plumose anemone Metridium senile

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:54 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Strawberry Anemone Corynactis californica

Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 28, 2014 11:20 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Strawberry Anemone Corynactis californica

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:41 PM PDT

Description

On dock.

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What

Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:45 PM PDT

Description

About 1" across, on dock. Possibly juvenile Anthopleura sola?

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 28, 2014 02:03 PM PDT

Description

On kelp.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

dpom

Date

October 28, 2014

Description

Thanks Ken-Ichi !

Photos / Sounds

What

Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

Observer

kueda

Date

October 19, 2014 03:07 PM PDT

Description

These weird little hydroids were impossible to photograph in the current, but strikingly patterned.

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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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