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Aglaophenia cupressina
Aglaophenia cupressina
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0406 0204 (2006-04-07)

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  • date of photo  1988
  • location   Coral reef (Indonesia)
  • family Plumaridae
  • class Hydrozoa
  • habitat  Coral reefs
  • notes   The nematocysts of this hydroid have a very potent sting; the ensuing rash can last for several days. Approach these colonies with care.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

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