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Aggregating Anemone

Anthopleura elegantissima


Amazing green-donut-shaped invertebrate with a purple/magenta center. When touched this creature retracts into itself - closing and (I assume) protecting it's center.


Attached to rocks along a bay edge at low tide.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jopy 7 years ago
Aggregating Anemone
Anthopoleura elangantissima Anthopleura elegantissima closed

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1 Comment

EmilyMarino 7 years ago

Thank you Jopy! I believe you are spot on!

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Washington, USA

Spotted on Apr 12, 2013
Submitted on Apr 17, 2013

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