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Blue long tentacle anemone

Macrodactyla doreensis

Description:

Is a small, maybe 30 cm in diameter, anemone that was found frequently while muck diving in Cambodia. Is electric light blue color. The closest ID I could find is the species above.

Habitat:

Sandy bottoms near coral reefs. Cambodia.


No species ID suggestions

14 Comments

UrifahRidlo
UrifahRidlo a year ago

wow .........just like a birthday cake

zulkifly
zulkifly a year ago

woooww..... nice. i like the blue shocking color

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S a year ago

So nice spotting..

There in Cambodia was really the first time I saw these small, electric blue anemonae :-)

Unique snap.

Gracias Noe y Pili :-)

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 3 years ago

Enhorabuena por el Spotting of the day!

Thanks everybody, they were common sight in the sandy areas while muck diving in Cambodia :-)

Christiane
Christiane 3 years ago

They are beautiful.. Good spotting of the day!! Love it!

JocelynVegter
JocelynVegter 3 years ago

beautiful!

AshleyAkers
AshleyAkers 3 years ago

Beautiful pic love the colors!

peter
peter 3 years ago

Spotting of the day!

"Blue long tentacle anemones spend most of their lives in one place and capture prey with deadly stinging tentacles."

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Thanks!

Wild Things
Wild Things 3 years ago

Nice click Marta.

Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Lat: 10.72, Long: 103.78

Spotted on Feb 25, 2011
Submitted on Jun 19, 2011

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