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    • Cnidarians
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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Giant Shore Anemone Oulactis magna

Observer

tony_wills

Date

July 4, 2015 03:01 PM NZST

Description

In a channel between rocks.
About 60mm wide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

tony_wills

Date

July 4, 2015 02:45 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 3, 2015 06:36 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Northern Red Anemone Urticina felina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 3, 2015 08:35 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Aggregating Anemone Anthopleura elegantissima

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 3, 2015 07:54 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Orange Cup Coral Balanophyllia elegans

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 3, 2015 05:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

denniswross

Date

July 3, 2015 12:38 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

True Jellyfish Class Scyphozoa

Observer

zhengmichael_112

Date

July 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

What

Egg-yolk Jelly Phacellophora camtschatica

Observer

hawnzd

Date

June 29, 2015

Place

Owen Beach (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Strawberry Anemone Corynactis californica

Observer

marisa_a

Date

June 26, 2015 07:40 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Egg-yolk Jelly Phacellophora camtschatica

Observer

marisa_a

Date

June 26, 2015 07:41 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

Observer

knightericm

Date

May 19, 2015 07:21 PM CDT
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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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