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Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 45, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 6
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   
Topic: Coral Polypi. [Quoy and Gaimard, the Naturalists of the Astrolabe`s recent expedition, concentrated on the "polypi" inhabiting coral. The polypi are not, as has been conjectured, one massive single organism. The coral animals have a popular reputation for poisoning fish but fish do not seem to feed on them at all. Nor are they eaten by people]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 77, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Architecture), Para 2
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   
Topic: Coral Reefs. [Depths at which the coral animals build]
Person: QUOY   GAIMARD   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 141-142, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Zoophytology), Para 3
Category: Zoology   Invertebrata   Actinozoa   Sea Anemones   
Topic: Sea Anemonies [sic]. [Their power of movement, how they use suction to attach themselves to rocks and their "irritability". They react to light, sound, smell, and fresh water kills them]

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