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Blue long tentacle anemone

Macrodactyla doreensis

Description:

Is a small, maybe 30 cm in diameter, anemone that was found frequently while muck diving in Cambodia. Is electric light blue color. The closest ID I could find is the species above.

Habitat:

Sandy bottoms near coral reefs. Cambodia.

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14 Comments

UrifahRidlo
UrifahRidlo 8 years ago

wow .........just like a birthday cake

zulkifly
zulkifly 8 years ago

woooww..... nice. i like the blue shocking color

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 8 years ago

So nice spotting..

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

There in Cambodia was really the first time I saw these small, electric blue anemonae :-)

Unique snap.

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Gracias Noe y Pili :-)

Noe and Pili
Noe and Pili 9 years ago

Enhorabuena por el Spotting of the day!

The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Thanks everybody, they were common sight in the sandy areas while muck diving in Cambodia :-)

Christiane
Christiane 9 years ago

They are beautiful.. Good spotting of the day!! Love it!

JocelynVegter
JocelynVegter 9 years ago

beautiful!

AshleyAkers
AshleyAkers 9 years ago

Beautiful pic love the colors!

peter
peter 9 years ago

Spotting of the day!

"Blue long tentacle anemones spend most of their lives in one place and capture prey with deadly stinging tentacles."

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The MnMs
The MnMs 9 years ago

Thanks!

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Nice click Marta.

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

Sihanoukville, Sihanoukville, Cambodia

Spotted on Feb 25, 2011
Submitted on Jun 19, 2011

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