zoantharia

Parazoanthus axinellae | ©João Pedro Silva   (Paredes do Cabo, Sesimbra, Portugal)

Parazoanthus axinellae is a Mediterranean zoanthid coral (an animal and not a flower), always associated in colonies, measuring up to 4 cm. Individuals are yellow sharp with orange, and has 34 tentacles laid out in double crown [source].

Animalia - Cnidaria - Anthozoa - Zoantharia - Zoanthidea - Parazoanthidae - ParazoanthusP. axinellae

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