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Aggregating Anemone

Anthopleura elegantissima

Description:

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.

Habitat:

Attached to rocks along a bay edge at low tide.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Jopy
Jopy 7 years ago
Aggregating Anemone
Anthopoleura elangantissima Anthopleura elegantissima closed


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1 Comment

EmilyMarino
EmilyMarino 7 years ago

Thank you Jopy! I believe you are spot on!

EmilyMarino
Spotted by
EmilyMarino

Washington, USA

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

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