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    • Cnidarians
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    • Cnidaria
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Recent observations

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Aggregating Anemone (Anthopleura elegantissima) Anthopleura elegantissima

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twqueen

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March 25, 2015 10:07 AM PDT

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Cannonball jelly Stomolophus meleagris

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aporcellini

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March 17, 2015 10:16 AM EDT

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It had a spider crab inside of it

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aggregating anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

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kram1993

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Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

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maractwin

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March 10, 2015 07:17 PM EDT

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Sea Anemone Order Actiniaria

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wesley

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March 18, 2015

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aliceh

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Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

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Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

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elliottduran3

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Cannonball jelly Stomolophus meleagris

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psessock

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March 25, 2015 11:04 AM EDT

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Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

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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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