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Morangos-do-Mar

Actinia equina

1 Species ID Suggestions

lori.tas
lori.tas 8 years ago
Beadlet anemone
Actinia equina Beadlet anemone


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6 Comments

lori.tas
lori.tas 8 years ago

Welcome Cláudio. I recently posted a closely related species, which is sometimes called "sea cherries": http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/140...

Claudio Marques
Claudio Marques 8 years ago

I'm still learning things about the project noah. Thank you auntnance123 for your important information about Beadlet Anemone, and about the Noah Project itself. :)

auntnance123
auntnance123 8 years ago

Very helpful information; with it I think I've found the scientific name: Actinia equina. When creating a spotting it's important to provide as much information as possible, especially if the ID is in question.

Claudio Marques
Claudio Marques 8 years ago

I took the photo, when was low tide. It was in a small pond. The portuguese name for this is "morangos do mar", translated into English is "sea strawberries". But I think the comun name for this is Beadlet Anemone, but I don't know the scientific name.

auntnance123
auntnance123 8 years ago

Very interesting. I would guess it is some sort of anenome, but without more information an ID would be difficult. Where exactly did you spot it? How big was it?

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wow,

Claudio Marques
Spotted by
Claudio Marques

Portugal

Spotted on Sep 16, 2012
Submitted on Sep 16, 2012

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