Cnidarians: Anemones Fight

Length: 
2:49

Two anemones aggressively fight using their specialized sacs loaded with nematocysts that contain toxins.

Next Generation Science Standards for this Video

Some anemones fight over territory using tentacles loaded with specialized nematocysts.

As an adaptation in order to occupy more territory, some anemones become clones by reproducing asexually. They then have territorial battles with neighboring clones.

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