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Anthopleura artemisia  (Burrowing Green Anemone)

Photo of Anthopleura artemisia by <a href="http://www.seastarsofthepacificnorthwest.info/">Neil McDaniel</a>
© Neil McDaniel (Photo ID #74370)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Lookout Point, Howe Sound Photographer Neil McDaniel
Habitat marine, intertidal and subtidal
Photo Date Upload Date December 30, 2014
Elevation (m) -5
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.3769166666667
UTM Easting Longitude -123.28925
UTM Northing Photo ID # 74370
Notes Buried anemone. Common in shallow water and up to 10 cm in diameter. Usually green in colour with conspicuous white bands along each tentacle. Hosts a symbiotic green alga which gives it the green colour. Lives buried in soft sediments up to the level of the oral disc.

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