Starwberry Anemone (Anemonia viridis )

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Size Over 3 "


Intertidal Zone. Rock pools

Description & ID Features

Distinguished from the bead anemone by greenish spots on its red body. Which when its tentacles are retracted give it an appearance of a strawberry. They grow considerably larger than beadlet anemones reaching 3 inches across.

 Actinia fragacea (Strawberry Anemone)" by MichaelMaggs - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons.