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I crawled into the back of a sea cave to find this eerie scene. Hanging like stalactites. Ranging in size 2 to 6 inches long. Color is shades of brown and gray. I'm leaning towards anemone, but nothing is matching.


Spotted on the ceiling of a sea cave at low tide at Tongue Point Marine Sanctuary.

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 10 months ago

I agree with Machi. Definitely anemones. Check this out, cos it looks a bit like the habit of your spotting - This looks like a really comprehensive site. I know it's not WA, but Oregon is just down the road. Another - Both sites show green anemones, but perhaps others do the same. I hope this helps, Brian.

Brian38 10 months ago

Thanks Machi.

Machi 10 months ago

Definitely anemones. I would check back when the tide comes in a little bit.

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Washington, USA

Lat: 48.17, Long: -123.71

Spotted on May 18, 2019
Submitted on May 27, 2019

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