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Like related species such as jellyfish, corals and sea anemones, Portuguese men-of-war use tentacles with stinging capsules to capture prey, ranging from plankton to small fish.
Farther west, in Port Renfrew, was Botanical Beach, where tide pools were filled with limpets, mussels and sea anemones.
Three months later, a sea anemone-like polyp rose like a phoenix from the degraded jellyfish.
Built into a teak replica of a fishing skiff in the center of the exhibits area, the pool encourages visitors to get their hands wet to engage with Cownose and Atlantic stingrays, along with horseshoe crabs, hermit crabs and sea anemones.
Trousers were high-waisted and pleated, polo shirts and vests squared off and oversized, dresses enormous and boxy or halter-necked and dripping yards of almost weightless fringe, which waved like sea anemones on Saturn as the model walked.
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Definition of sea anemone for English Language Learners
: a small, brightly colored sea animal that looks like a flower and sticks to rocks, coral, etc.
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