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    • Cnidarians
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Recent observations

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What

Red sea anemone Actinia tenebrosa

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 1, 2015 06:37 PM NZDT

Description

The green variation seems to be quite common in this area.

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What

Red sea anemone Actinia tenebrosa

Observer

tony_wills

Date

March 1, 2015 05:40 PM NZDT

Description

The wikipedia page which our taxa page links to suggests that their colour is dependant upon the amount of sunlight they receive, in which case I wouldn't expect to find red and green variations side by side.

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What

flor Acropora lianae

Observer

efrain_garcia

Date

February 28, 2015 10:24 AM UTC

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What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

December 20, 2014 01:07 PM PST

Description

Anemone eating a Spiny Brittle Star

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What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

November 5, 2014 03:42 PM PST

Description

Anemone Feeding

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What

Brooding Anemone Epiactis prolifera

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

January 31, 2014 01:57 PM PST

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What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

sidesplotch

Date

January 1, 2014 02:54 PM PST

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Observer

paul_norwood

Date

February 26, 2015

Place

Sitka (Google, OSM)

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What

Hydrozoans Class Hydrozoa

Observer

kueda

Date

January 18, 2015 04:00 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

slug

Date

January 2, 2015

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What

stubby rose anemone Urticina coriacea

Observer

sluglust

Date

February 18, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Date

February 23, 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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