Cnidarians: Anemone Catches Goby

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2:22

A goby brushes against the tentacles of an anemone. The anemone catches its prey, the goby, using nematocysts lining its tentacles. Nematocysts shoot out like harpoons and contain deadly toxins.

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The body plan of an anemone is specialized for catching prey that ventures near.

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