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The polyp extended his feet, and formed what M. de Marsigli and I had taken for the petals of a flower.
THE OCEAN WORLD:LOUIS FIGUIER
The coral is viviparous; that is to say, its eggs become embryos inside the polyp.
THE OCEAN WORLD:LOUIS FIGUIER
The polyp on the upper end continues to live and rises above the excess of solid matter.
THE SEA-BEACH AT EBB-TIDEAUGUSTA FOOTE ARNOLD
In both cases the hydranth is extremely reduced and has no tentacles, and the polyp forms a colony by budding from the base.
When the polyp dies the fleshy part decays, and the coral, which is the skeleton of the polyp, is left.
HOW SAMMY WENT TO CORAL-LANDEMILY PARET ATWATER
The colour of the polyp appears to be due mainly to the results of digestion.
The Indian polyp, like all its congeners, is attracted by light, but it is more strongly repelled by heat.
But the polyp does not defend its offspring, nor did the earliest colonizing powers succor253 their colonies.
They never appear in a polyp condition, but are always medusoid in shape.
This new individual is at first an active free-swimming larva called a planula, which does not resemble either a medusa or polyp.

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