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Giant Green Anemone

Anthopleura xanthogrammica


Low tide at James Fitzgerald Marine Reserve in San Mateo County, CA

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VivBraznell 8 years ago


The colors of this are amazing.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Congratulations, Donna!

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Very pretty! congratulations!

Apple 8 years ago

Congratulations on a beautiful spotting and a spotting of the day recognition!

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago


Susan B
Susan B 8 years ago

It is one of those awesome mesmerizing things that people don't get a chance to see. T Y for sharing this!!!

achmmad 8 years ago


DonnaPomeroy 8 years ago

Thanks for all the compliments. Emma, you are right. I am very lucky to have such a fabulous location just a couple of minutes away. I am very grateful to Project Noah for providing a forum which encourages me to get out and enjoy it.

CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

I love this! Great colors. Congratulations on this honor. You deserve it. Nice !

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Congratulations! Donna
Wonderful spotting

Hema 8 years ago

I like this spotting because it was right in the backyard!!

Yasser 8 years ago

Congratulations Donna! This beautifully colored anemone has been selected as Spotting of the Day!

"The Giant Green Anemone can be found along the low to mid intertidal zones of the Pacific Ocean. Like other anemones, it uses stinging cells in its tentacles called nematocysts to help capture and paralyze prey. "


KarenL 8 years ago

Wonderful spot Donna!

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 8 years ago

Wow beautiful!

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San Mateo, California, USA

Spotted on Mar 2, 2012
Submitted on Mar 2, 2012

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