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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hammer Coral Euphyllia ancora

Observer

harumkoh

Date

December 20, 2014 03:22 PM JST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

須磨海浜水族園.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sea nettle Chrysaora quinquecirrha

Observer

nationalaquarium

Date

November 10, 2014 10:16 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Jelly fish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 14, 2014 05:49 PM NZDT

Description

The remains of a Jellyfish.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

An inny and an outy Anthothoe albocincta

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 03:52 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

knightericm

Date

December 17, 2014 03:34 PM CST

Description

This was in a tidal area about 3 ft. deep.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

marisa_a

Date

September 21, 2014 01:31 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hungery mouths to feed Order Actiniaria

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 04:02 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Anemone Order Actiniaria

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 04:00 PM NZDT

Description

I think this is perhaps the Red sea anemone (Actinia tenebrosa), but it looks slightly different, they're usually smooth walled when closed up. (In tidal rock pool)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sea Anemone Order Actiniaria

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 03:10 PM NZDT

Description

Rainbow coloured anemone, and I think a yellow Kowhai seed.

Photos / Sounds

What

jelly fish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 02:05 PM NZDT

Description

A couple of the many smaller jelly fish, some seemed to be just wafer thin like transparent rose petals others a bit more solid.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

jelly fish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 02:04 PM NZDT

Description

Rather the worse for wear, a large jelly fish, with large number of smaller jelly fish.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 15, 2014 04:00 PM NZDT
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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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