Coral polyps - ©Ken Kasuga (aquanerds) www.flickr.com/photos/92362770@N00/54026720

UNDERWATER GLORY flowers of the sea, like baby's breath in pale rainbow colors, ending with starbursts: Coral polyps

Trumpet coral- polyps extended for catching plankton or target feedings

Trumpet coral- polyps extended for catching plankton or target feeding- To me these look like elaborately decorated donuts. Or donuts decorated with Native American beadwork.

Corals for Saltwater Aquariums: mat Polyps (Clavularia)

Corals for Saltwater Aquariums: mat Polyps (Clavularia) - Collecting up my prior pins here for re-casting on new boards.

Coral / Red Sea, Egypt~This is when the Geek inside comes out~Mandelbrot's Fractal in 3D!

Coral / Red Sea, Egypt~This is when the Geek inside comes out~Mandelbrot's Fractal in

4 Polp Teal Ring Zoa Stunning Rare Coral Marine Tank Frag Colonie Soft Lps Sps at Aquarist Classifieds

4 Polyp Teal Ring Zoa Stunning Rare Coral Marine Tank Frag Colonie Soft Lps Sps at Aquarist Classifieds

Green hard coral Fiji by randapex, via Flickr

Green hard coral Fiji--- These hard corals look kind of ugly during the day but at night when feeding, are quite beautiful

The siphonophore Physophora hydrostatica. Not an individual, but a colony comprised of many different highly specialized animals. They are not true jellyfish, but Hydrozoans, and belong to the same order as the feared and venomous Portugese Man o' War.

Related to the jellyfish and corals, Siphonophore is a continuous chain of specialized polyps - individual animals that grow from one another in an organized colony. Some in the colony are devoted to feeding, armed with stinging cells to snag fish or in

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