Octocorallia

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== Introduction==
== Introduction==
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In this group of mostly soft corals, the polyps are almost always formed into colonies, each polyp having eight pinnate (side- branching) tentacles.  
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Ocotocorals (Osctocorallia) are mostly soft corals in which polyps are typically formed into colonies, each polyp having eight pinnate (side- branching) tentacles.  
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The name Octocorallia, or Octocorals refers to the eight [[mesentery|mesenteries]] and eightway symmetry
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The name Octocorallia refers to the eight fold symmetry produced by the mesenteries and pinnate tentacles.
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Octocorallians include a number of diverse forms
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Octocorallians include a number of diverse forms.
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==Classification==
==Classification==

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