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  1. Alcyonacea, suborder Alcyonaceanoun

    comprising the soft corals


  1. suborder alcyonacea

    Alcyonacea, also known as the soft corals, is a suborder of the order Octocorallia in the class Anthozoa within the phylum Cnidaria. This comprises coral-like marine invertebrates, which are characterized by having a soft, flexible body structure unlike the hard, rigid skeletons of the stony corals. They typically live in colonies and exhibit a diverse range of morphologies and colors. Alcyonaceans have eightfold symmetry with eight feathery tentacles and, like all other cnidarians, possess specialized stinging cells known as cnidocytes.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder alcyonacea in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of suborder alcyonacea in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2


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