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Gallery - Sea Anemones

[parasiticanemone1]Parasitic anemone (Calliactis parasitica)

Despite it name, its relationship with its host, (normally a Hermit crab is the host) is symbiotic rather than parasitic.


[snakelocks1]Snakelocks Anemone (Anemonia viridis)

Unlike the Beadlet it cannot contract its tentacles and as a result it is more often found in pools.


[strawberryAne1]Strawberry Anemone (Actinia fragacea)

Its common name fits it well for when it is left exposed it resembles a Strawberry attached to a rock. it occurs further down the shore than the Bedlet


[beadlet1]Beadlet Anemone (Actinia equina)

This by far the commonest of our Anemones, can be red,brown and green



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