Zoanthid – toxic cocktail franks #marineexplo…

Zoanthid - toxic cocktail franks #marineexplorer

Zoanthid – toxic cocktail franks #marineexplorer by John Turnbull

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Zoanthids are related to corals and anemones. The animals are closed up in this daytime shot, although there is a hint of their stinging tentacles visible in some of them. Zoanthids contain highly toxic palytoxin, so contact with them should be avoided. Kurnell.