tentacles

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marine polyps that resemble flowers but have oral rings of tentacles; differ from corals in forming no hard skeleton anemone , sea anemone
naked marine gastropod having a soft body with reduced internal shell and two pairs of ear-like tentacles Aplysia punctata , sea hare
slender animal with tentacles and a tubelike outer covering; lives on the deep ocean bottom beard worm , pogonophoran
marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food; found worldwide brachiopod , lampshell , lamp shell
sessile aquatic animal forming mossy colonies of small polyps each having a curved or circular ridge bearing tentacles; attach to stones or seaweed and reproduce by budding bryozoan , moss animal , polyzoan , sea mat , sea moss
marine mollusk characterized by well-developed head and eyes and sucker-bearing tentacles cephalopod , cephalopod mollusk
ctenophore having short tentacles; one family Cestida , order Cestida
ctenophores lacking tentacles; comprises one genus: beroe class Nuda , Nuda
ctenophores have retractile tentacles class Tentaculata , Tentaculata
radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms cnidarian , coelenterate
amphibious mole of eastern North America having pink fleshy tentacles around the nose Condylura cristata , star-nosed mole , starnose mole
ctenophores having two long pinnate tentacles Cydippea , Cydippida , Cydippidea , order Cydippea , order Cydippida , order Cydippidea
cephalopods having eight short tentacles plus two long ones decapod
bottom-living cephalopod having a soft oval body with eight long tentacles devilfish , octopus
sessile mossy aquatic animal having the anus of the polyp outside the crown of tentacles ectoproct
any of various mosslike aquatic animals usually forming branching colonies; each polyp having a both mouth and anus within a closed ring of tentacles entoproct
type genus of Terebellidae; tube-forming marine polychete worms with many filamentous tentacles genus Terebella , Terebella
eellike cyclostome having a tongue with horny teeth in a round mouth surrounded by eight tentacles; feeds on dead or trapped fishes by boring into their bodies hag , hagfish , slime eels
echinoderm having a flexible sausage-shaped body, tentacles surrounding the mouth and tube feet; free-living mud feeders holothurian , sea cucumber
large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles jellyfish , man-of-war , Portuguese man-of-war
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