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Proliferating Anemone

Epiactis prolifera

Description:

Small anemone, about 1" in diameter

Habitat:

intertidal

Notes:

Epiactis prolifera, the brooding, proliferating or small green anemone, is a species of marine invertebrate in the family Actiniidae. It is found in the north-eastern Pacific and is believed to be unique among animals in that all individuals start life as females but develop testes later in their lives to become hermaphrodites.

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DonnaPomeroy
Spotted by
DonnaPomeroy

California, USA

Spotted on Mar 24, 2014
Submitted on Mar 26, 2014

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