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Corals belong to Phylum Cnidaria (Ni-dá-ri-a: corals, sea anemones, hydra, jellyfish, sea fans, and the Portuguese man-of-war) that contain stinging cells [Cnidoblasts: variously referred to as Nematocyte or Cnidocyte; Fig. 10.1(1)] commonly located in tentacles.


Scleractinian Coral Rugose Coral Hermatypic Coral Oral Disk Axial Complex 
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