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Branching Anemone

Lebrunia danae

Description:

Photo take at -35 ft on a coral reef , this anemone is common in the area Stubby, branched pseudotentacles with prominent, nematocyst-bearing knobs. Animal with extended pseudotentacles up to 25 cm. Usually in shades of brown to dark gray, sometimes with lighter colored markings, occasionally in shades of blue-green.

Habitat:

Body hidden from view in recesses, and concealed by the branch-work bed of pseudotentacles. Long, unbranched, true tentacles are only extended at night.Found from Florida all the Caribbean sea , Central America to Brazil.

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2 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Thanks chesterbperry :)

chesterbperry
chesterbperry 8 years ago

Beautiful :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
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Gerardo Aizpuru

Mexico

Spotted on Sep 4, 2012
Submitted on Sep 4, 2012

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