Caption: Obelia hydrozoan. Light microscope footage of two polyps from a colony of Obelia sp. hydrozoans. These sessile marine hydrozoans form stalked colonies. The polyps' tentacles are used to capture passing plankton organisms on which they feed. There is also a free-swimming medusa stage. Magnification: x44 at 10 centimetres wide.

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Obelia hydrozoan polyps feeding

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