Zoantharia

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Zoantharia

a subclass of the ANTHOZOA that includes the stony corals and sea anemones.
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Do the hexacorallia operate or contain the process of erosion?
The corals themselves are further divided into the Octocorallia and the Hexacorallia.
Sea plumes V Gorgonacea Unidentified soft corals V Hexacorallia Acropora palmata Elkhorn coral Sn Diploria sp.
In contrast, in Hexacorallia, the sister class of Octocorallia, the free edge of the mesenteries is expanded into unilobed or trilobed mesenterial filaments, which typically feature gland cells and cnidae (Daly et al.