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Hydroids; Hydrozoa

Posted by on Nov 27, 2011 in | Comments Off on Hydroids; Hydrozoa

Watch out for Hydroids! When diving or snorkelling you must beware of these delicate structures, as they pack an unpleasant sting. They are in fact colonial animals and can be encountered at most of our local dive sites. Then again it’s best for Koh Phangan marine life, as well as your own comfort, not to touch anything at all underwater! Other Hydroids; Hydrozoa They are all equipped with a battery of stinging cells. 20 Photos Hydropolyps; Tubulariidae Beautiful, small, delicate structures. Technically they are classed as fouling organisms. 12 Photos Feathery Hydroids,...

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