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Recent observations

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Green anemone Cnidopus verater

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rademacherdan

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March 23, 2014 11:42 AM PDT

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Green anemone Cnidopus verater

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rademacherdan

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March 22, 2014 04:17 PM PDT

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Brooding Anemone Epiactis prolifera

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dpom

Date

April 19, 2014

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allisonjgong

Date

April 19, 2014

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barchana

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

6 meters deep

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wendy5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

The Urticina crassicornis is called the Painted Anemone or the Christmas Anemone, as it's often red and green. What a beautiful anemone!

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wendy5

Date

April 18, 2014

Description

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.

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Giant Green Anemone Anthopleura xanthogrammica

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dpom

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April 18, 2014

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Brooding Anemone Epiactis prolifera

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dpom

Date

April 17, 2014

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Sunburst Anemone Anthopleura sola

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dpom

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April 17, 2014

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Giant Green Anemone Anthopleura xanthogrammica

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dpom

Date

April 17, 2014

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Moonglow Anemone Anthopleura artemisia

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dpom

Date

April 17, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

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...

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