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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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What

Moon jellyfish Aurelia aurita

Observer

sarka

Date

October 21, 2014

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Observer

oryzias

Date

October 20, 2014

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Pict0429

What

Mauve Stinger Pelagia noctiluca

Observer

lovelyclemmy

Date

September 17, 2014 02:45 PM CEST

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What

By-the-wind-sailor Velella velella

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:47 PM PDT

Description

Last bit of evidence.

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Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:44 PM PDT

Description

Dried hydroid colony on seagrass.

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:26 PM PDT

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What

Starburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:21 PM PDT

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What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 19, 2014 03:09 PM PDT

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Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 18, 2014 12:43 PM CEST

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Pa180001

What

cauliflower coral Pocillopora meandrina

Observer

davidr

Date

October 18, 2014 02:14 AM HST

Description

Lots of bleached coral due to the higher-than-normal water temps. Today it was 85°F, approx. 5-6° higher than normal.

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Observer

yorchagomez

Date

May 14, 2011

Description

bonito ejemplar de este coral blando

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

yorchagomez

Date

October 19, 2010

Description

Un ejemplar muy pequeño, pero intacto

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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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