Note:  Do not rely on this information. It is very old.


Zoantharia, a subclass of the Actinozoa or Anthozoa (q.v.), including those in which the tentacles are simple, arranged in one or more circles; the number of the mesenteries and tentacles is generally either six or a multiple of six, and never of eight or some multiple of eight as in the Alcyonaria. It includes three groups -- the Actiniaria or Sea-Anemones, the Antipatharia or Black Corals, and the Madreporaria or True Corals. They are all marine.

“We all, like sheep, have gone astray, each of us has turned to his own way; and the LORD has laid on him the iniquity of us all.”
Isaiah 53:6