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Metridium farcimen  (Giant Plumose Anemone)

Photo of Metridium farcimen by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #74378)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Tyler Rock, Barkley Sound Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine, subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date December 30, 2014
Elevation (m) -20
UTM Zone # Latitude 48.9499333333333
UTM Easting Longitude -125.035466666667
UTM Northing Photo ID # 74378
Notes Giant plumose anemone. This stately-looking species reaches 1 metre in height and is the largest anemone found in BC waters. Depending upon the location individuals are white or orange or of both colours. Orange specimens are more common in Sechelt Inlet, for example.

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