What are the characters possessed by the organisms of Phylum Cnidaria?

Asked by Topperlearning User | 31st Mar, 2016, 10:34: AM

Expert Answer:

Characters of members of phylum Cnidaria:

  • Have a two-layered body wall which encloses a single cavity in which digestion takes place.
  • Possess a body cavity which opens by a mouth at one end only.
  • There are finger-like projections called tentacles present near the mouth for catching food.
  • Nervous system is primitive; has only a network of nerve cells.

Answered by  | 31st Mar, 2016, 12:34: PM