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Recent observations

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What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

bkahn375

Date

September 2, 2015 03:07 PM EDT

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Cnidarians Phylum Cnidaria

Observer

rreiner

Date

May 24, 2014

Description

Beautiful jellyfish offshore of Mulege, Baja Sur, Mexico. Photo from a sailboat.

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dremsen

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

Snail fur growing on shell occupied by Pagurus longicarpus.

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What

Northern Star Coral Astrangia poculata

Observer

dremsen

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

Colony of our local hard coral found growing from a piece of Spisula shell. Polyps on both surfaces.

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parquenacional

Date

August 1, 2015

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parquenacional

Date

August 1, 2015

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parquenacional

Date

August 1, 2015

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parquenacional

Date

August 1, 2015

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parquenacional

Date

August 1, 2015

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parquenacional

Date

August 1, 2015

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

botanygirl

Date

August 30, 2015 12:36 PM EDT

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

botanygirl

Date

August 30, 2015 12:30 PM EDT
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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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