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Ocean News: Scientists Discover New Line of Sea Anemones, Illinois Bans Microbeads, and More

A sawfish (Pristidae) (Photo: Shutter Fotos / Flickr Creative Commons)

- Scientists previously mistook a deep-sea creature with 6.5 foot long tentacles to be one of the oceans’ largest sea anemones, but DNA research reveals that this animal is part of a new order of marine organisms. This new order of Cnidaria—a phylum that includes jellyfish, corals, sea anemones, and their relatives—now includes stony corals, anemones, and black corals. Science Daily


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