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Anthopleura elegantissima  (Pink-Tipped Anemone)

Photo of Anthopleura elegantissima by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #74362)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Barkley Sound Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine, intertidal and subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date December 30, 2014
Elevation (m) -5
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.8315666666667
UTM Easting Longitude -125.325583333333
UTM Northing Photo ID # 74362
Notes Pink-tipped anemone. Found in surge and current-swept habitats. Usually green in colour due to the presence of a unicellular symbiotic alga in the tissues, but these specimens were in a cave sheltered from light and thus lacked the alga.


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