The remains of a Jellyfish.
This was in a tidal area about 3 ft. deep.
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)
Rainbow coloured anemone, and I think a yellow Kowhai seed.
A couple of the many smaller jelly fish, some seemed to be just wafer thin like transparent rose petals others a bit more solid.
Rather the worse for wear, a large jelly fish, with large number of smaller jelly fish.
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...