actinaria definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of Anthozoa, including those which have actually quick tentacles and never develop stony corals. Sometimes, in a wider feeling, put on most of the Anthozoa, specialist the Alcyonaria, whether forming corals or perhaps not.
  • others:
    • The flesh-corals, a suborder of Anthozoa, frequently with 6 (or a multiple of 6) easy tentacles with no skeleton. It includes Actinia, Adamsia, Cerianthus, along with other genera.
  • noun:
    • ocean anemones

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