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Starburst Anemone

Anthopleura sola


Closely related to the aggregating anemone, this species was given its own name only two years ago. Up until then it was known as a form of aggregating anemone that lived below sea level in Southern California and did not clone, remaining solitary.

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Ava T-B
Ava T-B 6 years ago

With CoralAvery's help I've re-IDd this from aggregating anemone to starburst anemone.

hayde 6 years ago

Simply beautiful! Love the pearly pink color :)

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.84, Long: -117.26

Spotted on Jan 28, 2006
Submitted on Aug 31, 2011

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