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  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 刺胞動物門
  • Korean
    • 자포동물문
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    • Cnidários
  • English
    • Cnidarians
  • Scientific Names
    • Cnidaria
  • Spanish
    • Corales, medusas y parientes
  • Japanese
    • 刺胞動物門

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Creative Commons Flickr Photos Tagged "Cnidaria."

Recent observations

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Square

Observer

timbir5

Date

October 27, 2008 04:49 PM EDT

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What

Giant Green Anemone Anthopleura xanthogrammica

Observer

kljinsitka

Date

January 22, 2017 02:07 PM AKST

Description

HPR rec

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Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 05:55 AM SGT

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What

Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 05:19 AM SGT

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What

Sea Pens Order Pennatulacea

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 04:50 AM SGT

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What

Swimming anemone Boloceroides mcmurrichi

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 04:49 AM SGT

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Sea Pens Order Pennatulacea

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 04:34 AM SGT

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Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 04:15 AM SGT

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Sea Anemones Order Actiniaria

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 04:10 AM SGT

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What

Swimming anemone Boloceroides mcmurrichi

Observer

budak

Date

June 13, 2014 04:00 AM SGT

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What

By-the-wind Sailor Velella velella

Observer

shona_t

Date

January 22, 2017 12:00 PM NZDT

Description

Velella 25mm
Rare here. Quite a few bluebottles, one or two by the wind sailors.

Photos / Sounds

What

White-striped Anemone Anthothoe albocincta

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 30, 2016 01:39 PM NZDT
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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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