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Sea anemone

Sea anemones are a group of marine, predatory animals of the order Actiniaria. They are named after the anemone, a terrestrial flowering plant, because of the colourful appearance of many. Sea anemones are classified in the phylum Cnidaria, class Anthozoa, subclass Hexacorallia. As cnidarians, sea anemones are related to corals, jellyfish, tube-dwelling anemones, and Hydra. Unlike jellyfish, sea anemones do not have a medusa stage in their life cycle.

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Sea Anemones

They can swim! and move!! All this time I thought they were rooted to the ocean floor like sea flowers. Finding Nemo tricked me :( www.youtube.com ^ Original Video

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