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Ptilosarcus gurneyi
Ptilosarcus gurneyi
Orange Sea Pen
Photographer: Gerald and Buff Corsi
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 6666 6666 0613 0080 (2013-06-13)

Copyright © 2013 California Academy of Sciences

  • date of photo  May 2, 2011
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   Monterey Bay Aquarium
  • animal's place of origin   not provided
  • notes   The sea pen, Ptilosarcus gurneyi, is a colonial cnidaria in the same class as the anemone, the anthozoa. One polyp has been modified to form the body while the fringes of the 'feather' contain numerous small feeding polyps.
  • CalAcademy slide #   Orange Sea Pen 110502 _7008088
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
  • original filename: Orange Sea Pen 110502 _7008088.jpg

  • common names   Orange Sea Pen (photographer)
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