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Zoanthus is a genus of anthozoans in the family Zoanthidae. [1]

15 relations: Animal, Anthozoa, Brachycnemina, Cnidaria, Coral, Family (biology), Genus, Hexacorallia, Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, Norzoanthamine, Zoantharia, Zoanthidae, Zoanthus gigantus, Zoanthus kuroshio, Zoanthus sociatus.


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

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Anthozoa is a class of marine invertebrates which includes the sea anemones, stony corals, soft corals and gorgonians.

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Brachycnemina is a suborder within the Zoantharia order (third largest of Hexacorallia) of Cnidarians.

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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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Corals are marine invertebrates in the class Anthozoa of phylum Cnidaria.

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Family (biology)

In biological classification, family (familia, plural familiae) is one of the eight major taxonomic ranks; it is classified between order and genus.

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A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.

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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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Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), often known simply as Lamarck, was a French naturalist.

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Norzoanthamine is an alkaloid found in soft corals of the genus Zoanthus Norzoanthamine has been shown to suppress the loss of bone weight and strength in mice.

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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.

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Zoanthidae is a family of cnidarian.

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Zoanthus gigantus

Zoanthus gigantus is a zoanthid first described from southern Japan.

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Zoanthus kuroshio

Zoanthus kuroshio is a zoanthid first described from southern Japan.

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Zoanthus sociatus

Zoanthus sociatus (commonly known as the green sea mat or button polyp) is a zoanthid usually found in shallow reef zones of tropical regions from Caribbean to southeastern Brazil.

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

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