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Brooding Sea Anemone

Epiactis prolifera


Brilliant orange, striped organism about 3 1/2 cm across. I flipped it over by wafting the water after the second image. You can see how it's hollow and changes shape in the last two images.


Tidepools in La Jolla


This was my first time spotting one of these at this tidepool.

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CindyBinghamKeiser 8 years ago

I agree AnneSorbes. This was a beautiful specimen!

AnneSorbes 8 years ago

Beautiful anemone, superb colors!

San Diego, California, USA

Spotted on Nov 23, 2011
Submitted on Nov 23, 2011

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