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Clytia hemisphaerica feeding polyps

Organism : Cnidarian Jellyfish
Species : Clytia hemisphaerica
Description : Feeding polyps have tentacles covered with stinging cells which paralyze small shrimp or larva. The prey are then swallowed and digested in the gastric cavity. These polyps feed the whole colony via the stolons - Photo : C Sardet, S Mirshak, CNRS, Parafilms
Project : The Plankton Chronicles
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Tags : Polyp Attack
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