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Closed Sea Anemone - Starburst Anemone

Anthopleura sola

Description:

Firm yet squishy substance surrounded by sea grass.

Habitat:

Spotted at La Jolla Shores during low tide.


1 species ID suggestions

sea anemone - Starburst Anemone
Anthopleura sola California Tidepools: Low Tide Zone

2 Comments

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 2 years ago

Thanks Karen. I didn't even know they could completely close, but thinking about it I guess they have to do something when the water is gone. :)

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 2 years ago

scroll down to see the closed starburst anemone

San Diego, California, USA

Lat: 32.86, Long: -117.25

Spotted on Nov 22, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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