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Anthozoa class (Sea Anemones and Corals)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals)

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Sea Anemones and Corals
Anthozoa class
Location: Dry Tortugas National Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 7/11/2010


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Sea Anemones and Corals
Anthozoa class
Location: Dry Tortugas National Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 7/11/2010


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Sea Anemones and Corals
Anthozoa class
Location: Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/19/2007
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Sea Anemones and Corals
Anthozoa class
Location: San Blas Islands, Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/17/2007
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Anthopleura artemisia (Moonglow Anemone)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Actiniaria (Sea Anemones) » Enthemonae » Actinioidea » Actiniidae » Anthopleura » Anthopleura artemisia (Moonglow Anemone)

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Moonglow Anemone
Anthopleura artemisia
Location: Gustavus, Unorganized Borough County, AK
Photo Date: 5/14/2006




Condylactis gigantea (Giant Anemone)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Actiniaria (Sea Anemones) » Enthemonae » Actinioidea » Actiniidae » Condylactis » Condylactis gigantea (Giant Anemone)

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Giant Anemone
Condylactis gigantea
Location: Stock Island, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 11/30/2018
Remarks: (underwater)
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Metridium farcimen (Giant Plumose Anemone)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Actiniaria (Sea Anemones) » Enthemonae » Metridioidea » Metridiidae » Metridium (Plumose Anemones) » Metridium farcimen (Giant Plumose Anemone)

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Giant Plumose Anemone
Metridium farcimen
Location: Stripe Rock, Kodiak Island County, AK
Photo Date: 8/6/2008
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Scleractinia order (Stony Corals)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals)



Pocillopora verrucosa (Cauliflower Coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Pocilloporidae » Pocillopora (Cauliflower Corals) » Pocillopora verrucosa (Cauliflower Coral)

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Cauliflower Coral
Pocillopora verrucosa
Location: Molokini Crater, Maui County, HI
Photo Date: 12/25/2007




Pocillopora ligulata
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Pocilloporidae » Pocillopora (Cauliflower Corals) » Pocillopora ligulata

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Pocillopora ligulata
Location: Molokini Crater, Maui County, HI
Photo Date: 12/25/2007




Faviinae subfamily
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Faviidae » Faviinae



Pseudodiploria clivosa (Knobby brain coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Faviidae » Faviinae » Pseudodiploria » Pseudodiploria clivosa (Knobby brain coral)

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Knobby brain coral
Pseudodiploria clivosa
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006
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Colpophyllia natans (Boulder Brain Coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Faviidae » Faviinae » Colpophyllia » Colpophyllia natans (Boulder Brain Coral)

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Boulder Brain Coral
Colpophyllia natans
Location: San Blas, Panama
Photo Date: 5/19/2007
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Diploria labyrinthiformis (Grooved Brain Coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Faviidae » Faviinae » Diploria » Diploria labyrinthiformis (Grooved Brain Coral)

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Grooved Brain Coral
Diploria labyrinthiformis
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Grooved Brain Coral
Diploria labyrinthiformis
Location: Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/19/2007
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Grooved Brain Coral
Diploria labyrinthiformis
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006




Acropora cervicornis (Staghorn Coral)
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Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Acroporidae (Table and Staghorn Corals) » Acropora (Table, Elkhorn, and Staghorn Corals) » Acropora cervicornis (Staghorn Coral)

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Staghorn Coral
Acropora cervicornis
Location: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 4/21/2021




Orbicella annularis (Lobed Star Coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Merulinidae » Orbicella » Orbicella annularis (Lobed Star Coral)

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Lobed Star Coral
Orbicella annularis
Location: Isla de Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 7/9/2009




Orbicella faveolata (Mountainous Star Coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Merulinidae » Orbicella » Orbicella faveolata (Mountainous Star Coral)

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Mountainous Star Coral
Orbicella faveolata
Location: San Blas, Panama
Photo Date: 5/17/2007
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Mountainous Star Coral
Orbicella faveolata
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006




Agaricia genus
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Agariciidae » Agaricia



Agaricia tenuifolia (Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Scleractinia (Stony Corals) » Agariciidae » Agaricia » Agaricia tenuifolia (Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral)

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Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral
Agaricia tenuifolia
Location: Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/19/2007
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Thin Leaf Lettuce Coral
Agaricia tenuifolia
Location: San Blas Islands, Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/17/2007
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Palythoa caribaeorum (White Encrusting Zoanthid)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Hexacorallia (Hexacorallians) » Zoantharia (Zoantharians) » Brachycnemina » Sphenopidae » Palythoa » Palythoa caribaeorum (White Encrusting Zoanthid)

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White Encrusting Zoanthid
Palythoa caribaeorum
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas National Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 7/12/2010
Remarks: (Coral)


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White Encrusting Zoanthid
Palythoa caribaeorum
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006




Alcyonacea order (Soft Corals)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals)

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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas National Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 7/12/2010


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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas National Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 7/12/2010
Remarks: (Coral)


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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/19/2007
Remarks: (red organism)
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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006


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Soft Corals
Alcyonacea order
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006




Gorgoniidae family
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Gorgoniidae

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Gorgoniidae family
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Gorgonia genus
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Gorgoniidae » Gorgonia

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Gorgonia genus
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Gorgonia genus
Location: Isla de Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 7/9/2009




Gorgonia ventalina (Purple Sea Fan)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Gorgoniidae » Gorgonia » Gorgonia ventalina (Purple Sea Fan)

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Purple Sea Fan
Gorgonia ventalina
Location: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 4/21/2021


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Purple Sea Fan
Gorgonia ventalina
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Antillogorgia genus (Atlantic Sea Plumes)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Gorgoniidae » Antillogorgia (Atlantic Sea Plumes)

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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Boaz Island, Bermuda
Photo Date: 6/22/2011
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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Isla de Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 7/9/2009


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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Isla de Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 7/9/2009


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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 7/9/2009


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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Sambo Reef, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 5/28/2006


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Atlantic Sea Plumes
Antillogorgia genus
Location: Loggerhead Key, Dry Tortugas County, FL
Photo Date: 5/25/2006




Pterogorgia guadalupensis (Grooved-blade Sea Whip)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Gorgoniidae » Pterogorgia (Sea Whips) » Pterogorgia guadalupensis (Grooved-blade Sea Whip)

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Grooved-blade Sea Whip
Pterogorgia guadalupensis
Location: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 4/21/2021




Plexauridae family
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Plexauridae

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Plexauridae family
Location: John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park, Monroe County, FL
Photo Date: 4/21/2021




Pseudoplexaura genus
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Holaxonia » Plexauridae » Pseudoplexaura

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Pseudoplexaura genus
Location: Isla de Providencia, Colombia
Photo Date: 7/9/2009




Erythropodium caribaeorum (Encrusting Gorgonian)
Life (root) » Animalia (Animals) » Cnidaria (Cnidarians) » Anthozoa (Sea Anemones and Corals) » Octocorallia (Octocorals) » Alcyonacea (Soft Corals) » Scleraxonia » Anthothelidae » Erythropodium » Erythropodium caribaeorum (Encrusting Gorgonian)

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Encrusting Gorgonian
Erythropodium caribaeorum
Location: San Blas Islands, Comarca Guna Yala, Panama
Photo Date: 5/17/2007
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