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Zoanthids (order Zoantharia also called Zoanthidea or Zoanthiniaria) are an order of cnidarians commonly found in coral reefs, the deep sea and many other marine environments around the world. [1]

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Abyssoanthus is a genus of cnidarians, the only genus in the family Abyssoanthidae.

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Acrozoanthus is a genus of soft coral, anthozoans in the family Zoanthidae.

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Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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An antidote is a substance which can counteract a form of poisoning.

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Cnidaria is a phylum containing over 10,000 species of animals found exclusively in aquatic (freshwater and marine) environments: they are predominantly marine species.

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In corals, the coenosarc is the living tissue overlying the stony skeletal material of the coral.

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Coral reef

Coral reefs are diverse underwater ecosystems held together by calcium carbonate structures secreted by corals.

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The dinoflagellates (Greek δῖνος dinos "whirling" and Latin flagellum "whip, scourge") are a large group of flagellate eukaryotes that constitute the phylum Dinoflagellata.

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Epizoanthidae is a family of cnidarians.

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Hexacorallia is a subclass of Anthozoa comprising approximately 4,300 species of aquatic organisms formed of polyps, generally with 6-fold symmetry.

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Isozoanthus is a genus of anemone-like anthozoans in the order Zoantharia.

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Michigan is a state in the Great Lakes and Midwestern regions of the United States.

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Order (biology)

In biological classification, the order (ordo) is.

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Palythoa is a genus of anthozoans in the order Zoantharia.

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Palytoxin, PTX or PLTX is an intense vasoconstrictor, and is considered to be one of the most poisonous non-protein substances known, second only to maitotoxin in terms of toxicity in mice.

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Parazoanthidae is a family of cnidarians.

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Parazoanthus is a genus of anemone-like anthozoans in the order Zoantharia.

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Parazoanthus axinellae

Parazoanthus axinellae, the yellow cluster anemone is a zoanthid coral found on the southern Atlantic coasts of Europe and in the Mediterranean Sea.

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Photosynthesis is a process used by plants and other organisms to convert light energy into chemical energy that can later be released to fuel the organisms' activities (energy transformation).

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Plankton (singular plankter) are the diverse collection of organisms that live in large bodies of water and are unable to swim against a current.

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Polymorphism (biology)

Polymorphism in biology and zoology is the occurrence of two or more clearly different morphs or forms, also referred to as alternative phenotypes, in the population of a species.

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A polyp in zoology is one of two forms found in the phylum Cnidaria, the other being the medusa.

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Reef aquarium

A reef aquarium or reef tank is a marine aquarium that prominently displays live corals and other marine invertebrates as well as fish that play a role in maintaining the tropical coral reef environment.

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The Rugosa, also called the Tetracorallia, are an extinct order of solitary and colonial corals that were abundant in Middle Ordovician to Late Permian seas.

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Savalia (genus)

Savalia is a genus of anemone-like anthozoans in the order Zoantharia.

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Sediment is a naturally occurring material that is broken down by processes of weathering and erosion, and is subsequently transported by the action of wind, water, or ice, and/or by the force of gravity acting on the particles.

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Sphenopidae is a family of cnidarians.

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In biology, stolons (from Latin stolō "branch"), also known as runners, are horizontal connections between organisms.

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Symbiodinium is a genus that encompasses the largest and most prevalent group of endosymbiotic dinoflagellates known.

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A toxin (from toxikon) is a poisonous substance produced within living cells or organisms; synthetic toxicants created by artificial processes are thus excluded.

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Vasodilation is the widening of blood vessels.

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Ventricle (heart)

A ventricle is one of two large chambers in the heart that collect and expel blood received from an atrium towards the peripheral beds within the body and lungs.

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Zoanthidae is a family of cnidarian.

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Zoanthus is a genus of anthozoans in the family Zoanthidae.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zoantharia

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