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The corallimorph Corynactis californica, similar to both stony corals and anemones, is typified by a wide oral disk and short tentacles that radiate from the mouth.  The tentacles grasp food passing by in ocean currents, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table The corallimorph Corynactis californica, similar to both stony corals and anemones, is typified by a wide oral disk and short tentacles that radiate from the mouth.  The tentacles grasp food passing by in ocean currents, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Corynactis anemones on Oil Rig Elly underwater structure, Corynactis californica, Long Beach, California Add To Light Table
The corallimorph Corynactis californica, similar to both stony corals and anemones, is typified by a wide oral disk and short tentacles that radiate from the mouth. The tentacles grasp food passing by in ocean currents.
Image ID: 37211  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
The corallimorph Corynactis californica, similar to both stony corals and anemones, is typified by a wide oral disk and short tentacles that radiate from the mouth. The tentacles grasp food passing by in ocean currents.
Image ID: 37200  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Corynactis anemones on Oil Rig Elly underwater structure.
Image ID: 31130  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Long Beach, California, USA
 
Corynactis anemone polyp, a corallimorph,  extends its arms into passing ocean currents to catch food, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Red gorgonian polyps.  The red gorgonian is a colonial organism composed of thousands of tiny polyps.  Each polyp secretes calcium which accumulates to form the structure of the colony.  The fan-shaped gorgonian is oriented perpendicular to prevailing ocean currents to better enable to filter-feeding polyps to capture passing plankton and detritus passing by, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
Corynactis anemone polyp, a corallimorph, extends its arms into passing ocean currents to catch food.
Image ID: 33477  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Red gorgonian polyps. The red gorgonian is a colonial organism composed of thousands of tiny polyps. Each polyp secretes calcium which accumulates to form the structure of the colony. The fan-shaped gorgonian is oriented perpendicular to prevailing ocean currents to better enable to filter-feeding polyps to capture passing plankton and detritus passing by.
Image ID: 03480  
Species: Red gorgonian, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33457  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33461  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33462  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33463  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Polyp of a strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Red gorgonian, polyp detail, Lophogorgia chilensis, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33464  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Polyp of a strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph).
Image ID: 00597  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Red gorgonian, polyp detail.
Image ID: 07005  
Species: Red gorgonian, Lophogorgia chilensis
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Orange cup coral, Balanophyllia elegans, Monterey, California Add To Light Table A cluster of vibrantly-colored strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph) polyps clings to the rocky reef, Corynactis californica, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
Orange cup coral.
Image ID: 02559  
Species: Orange cup coral, Balanophyllia elegans
Location: Monterey, California, USA
 
A cluster of vibrantly-colored strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph) polyps clings to the rocky reef.
Image ID: 10168  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33458  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33459  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33460  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33465  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33466  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33467  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33468  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone, Corynactis californica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33469  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33470  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
A corynactis anemone polyp, Corynactis californica is a corallimorph found in genetically identical clusters, club-tipped anemone.
Image ID: 33471  
Species: Strawberry Anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Acorn barnacle feeding amidst strawberry anemones, Monterey Peninsula, Megabalanus californicus, Corynactis californica Add To Light Table Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table Strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemones, more correctly corallimorphs), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table
Acorn barnacle feeding amidst strawberry anemones, Monterey Peninsula.
Image ID: 07023  
Species: Acorn barnacle, Acorn Barnacle, Megabalanus californicus, Corynactis californica
Location: Monterey, California, USA
 
Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph).
Image ID: 00578  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California, USA
 
Strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemones, more correctly corallimorphs).
Image ID: 02487  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California, USA
 
A cluster of vibrantly-colored strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph) polyps clings to the rocky reef, Corynactis californica, Santa Barbara Island Add To Light Table Oil Rig Eureka, Underwater Structure and invertebrate Life, Corynactis californica, Long Beach, California Add To Light Table Oil Rig Eureka, Underwater Structure and invertebrate Life, Corynactis californica, Long Beach, California Add To Light Table
A cluster of vibrantly-colored strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph) polyps clings to the rocky reef.
Image ID: 10163  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Santa Barbara Island, California, USA
 
Oil Rig Eureka, Underwater Structure and invertebrate Life.
Image ID: 31073  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Long Beach, California, USA
 
Oil Rig Eureka, Underwater Structure and invertebrate Life.
Image ID: 31079  
Species: Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica
Location: Long Beach, California, USA
 


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Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Anemone  >  Zoanthid
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Corallimorphs / False Coral
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Hard / Stony Coral
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Soft Coral
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Coral  >  Soft Coral  >  Gorgonian
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Crustacean  >  Barnacle
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Echinoderm  >  Sea Urchin
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Behavior  >  Aggregation
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Marine Invertebrate Behavior  >  Feeding
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Mollusk  >  Bivalve  >  Scallop
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Gallery  >  Gorgonian
Gallery  >  Islas Coronado
Gallery  >  San Clemente Island
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Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  San Miguel Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  Santa Barbara Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Channel Islands  >  Santa Cruz Island
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Coronado Islands
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Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary  >  San Miguel Island
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary  >  Santa Barbara Island
Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary  >  Santa Cruz Island
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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Anthopleura elegantissima
Balanophyllia elegans
Coenocyathus bowersi
Corynactis californica
Crabbius idontknowus
Crassedoma giganteum
Lophogorgia chilensis
Megabalanus californicus
Muricea californica
Paracyathus stearnsi
Strogylocentrotus franciscanus
Strongylocentrotus purpuratus
Tubastrea coccinea

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