Marine Invertebrate Anatomy photos

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Unidentified marinecrab atop strawberry anemones, Corynactis californica, Crabbius idontknowus
Unidentified marinecrab atop strawberry anemones.
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica, Crabbius idontknowus
Image ID: 14956  
Rock scallop with encrusting orange cup corals (top) and strawberry anemones (bottom), Balanophyllia elegans, Corynactis californica, Crassedoma giganteum
Rock scallop with encrusting orange cup corals (top) and strawberry anemones (bottom).
Species: Rock scallop, Balanophyllia elegans, Corynactis californica, Crassedoma giganteum
Image ID: 21526  
Strawberry anemone polyps, club-tipped anemone, corallimorph, Corynactis californica
Strawberry anemone polyps, club-tipped anemone, corallimorph.
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Image ID: 21527  
Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Sea of Cortez, La Paz, Baja California, Mexico
Orange cup coral.
Species: Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea
Location: Sea of Cortez, La Paz, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 00287  
Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata, San Diego, California
Purple-striped jellyfish.
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 03777  
Purple sea urchin, spawning, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Purple sea urchin, spawning.
Species: Purple urchin, Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Image ID: 05346  
Aggregating anemone detail, Anthopleura elegantissima, San Miguel Island
Aggregating anemone detail.
Species: Aggregating anemone, Anthopleura elegantissima
Location: San Miguel Island, California
Image ID: 06130  
Starfish (sea star), detail showing tube feet ending in small suckers, Pisaster giganteus, La Jolla, California
Starfish (sea star), detail showing tube feet ending in small suckers.
Species: Giant sea star, Pisaster giganteus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 07015  
Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California
Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph).
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California
Image ID: 00575  
Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California
Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph).
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California
Image ID: 00577  
Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Isla Champion
Orange cup coral.
Species: Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea
Location: Isla Champion, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
Image ID: 01863  
Aggregating anemone detail, Anthopleura elegantissima, Laguna Beach, California
Aggregating anemone detail.
Species: Aggregating anemone, Anthopleura elegantissima
Location: Laguna Beach, California
Image ID: 02479  
Tube anemone mouth, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus, La Jolla, California
Tube anemone mouth.
Species: Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 02481  
Brown  cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi, San Miguel Island
Brown cup coral.
Species: Brown cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi
Location: San Miguel Island, California
Image ID: 02482  
Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus, La Jolla, California
Tube anemone.
Species: Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus
Location: La Jolla, California
Image ID: 02483  
Acorn barnacle feeding amidst strawberry anemones, Monterey Peninsula, Corynactis californica, Megabalanus californicus
Acorn barnacle feeding amidst strawberry anemones, Monterey Peninsula.
Species: Acorn barnacle, Corynactis californica, Megabalanus californicus
Location: Monterey, California
Image ID: 02543  
Rock scallop showing sight organs, Crassedoma giganteum, Anacapa Island
Rock scallop showing sight organs.
Species: Rock scallop, Crassedoma giganteum
Location: Anacapa Island, California
Image ID: 02552  
Colonial cup coral, Coenocyathus bowersi, San Miguel Island
Colonial cup coral.
Species: Colonial cup coral, Coenocyathus bowersi
Location: San Miguel Island, California
Image ID: 02558  
Red gorgonian, polyp detail, Leptogorgia chilensis, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island
Red gorgonian, polyp detail.
Species: Red gorgonian, Leptogorgia chilensis, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 02560  
California Golden gorgonian, polyp detail, Muricea californica, San Clemente Island
California Golden gorgonian, polyp detail.
Species: California golden gorgonian, Muricea californica
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 02561  
Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata, San Diego, California
Purple-striped jellyfish.
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 03109  
California Golden gorgonian polyps, Muricea californica, San Clemente Island
California Golden gorgonian polyps.
Species: California golden gorgonian, Muricea californica
Location: San Clemente Island, California
Image ID: 03483  
Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata, San Diego, California
Purple-striped jellyfish.
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 03774  
Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata, San Diego, California
Purple-striped jellyfish.
Species: Purple-striped jellyfish, Chrysaora colorata
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 03775  
Red urchin on rocky California reef, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Red urchin on rocky California reef.
Species: Red urchin, Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Location: California
Image ID: 03802  
Brown  cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi, San Diego, California
Brown cup coral.
Species: Brown cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04600  
Brown  cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi, San Miguel Island
Brown cup coral.
Species: Brown cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi
Location: San Miguel Island, California
Image ID: 04701  
Brown  cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi, San Miguel Island
Brown cup coral.
Species: Brown cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi
Location: San Miguel Island, California
Image ID: 04733  
Medusa fish, hitching ride with Purple-striped jellyfish, open ocean, Chrysaora colorata, Medusa
Medusa fish, hitching ride with Purple-striped jellyfish, open ocean.
Species: Medusa fish, Chrysaora colorata, Medusa
Location: California
Image ID: 04779  
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