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Balanophyllia elegans; Orange Cup Coral   

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Balanophyllia elegans
Balanophyllia elegans
Orange Cup Coral
Photographer: Gary McDonald

ID: 0000 0000 0308 0518 (2008-03-13)

Copyright © 2008 Gary McDonald

 
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  • date of photo  Mar 13, 2008
  • date collected  Mar 5, 2008
  • latitude 36.54360   longitude -121.93420     View on Google Maps.
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Long Marine Lab, Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz Co., CA
  • animal's place of origin   Carmel Pt. (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Dendrophylliidae
  • order Scleractinia
  • class Anthozoa
  • habitat  Rocky intertidal
  • notes   Close-up of tentacles, showing concentrations of nematocysts.
  • camera   Canon EOS 40D, MP-E 65mm lens
  • contributor's ID #  CalPhoto Balanophyllia elegans 0026
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   Orange Cup Coral (photographer)
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