6 meters deep
The Urticina crassicornis is called the Painted Anemone or the Christmas Anemone, as it's often red and green. What a beautiful anemone!
The lovely Short Plumose Anemone is smaller than the giant version. Here on Indian Island, I find mostly white ones, with some brown ones. They close up tight at low tide.
Cnidaria (/naɪˈdɛəriə/ with a silent c) is a phylum containing over 10,000species of animals found exclusively in aquatic and mostly marine environments. Their distinguishing feature is cnidocytes, specialized cells that they use mainly for capturing prey. Their bodies consist of mesoglea, a non-living jelly-like substance, sandwiched between two layers of epithelium that are mostly one cell thick. They have two basic body forms: swimming medusae and sessile polyps, both of which are radially symmetrical with mouths...