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Corynactis californica
Corynactis californica
Club Tipped Anemone
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0305 0458 (2005-03-16)

Copyright © 2005 California Academy of Sciences

 
INFORMATION PROVIDED WITH THE PHOTO
  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1985
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • order Corallimorpharia
  • class Anthozoa
  • habitat  subtidal
  • notes   Depth 8 m. Large clones of these anemones decorate vertical rocks in vivid colors. Has clubbed tentacles, a feature of true corals, but it lacks the corals' calcium carbonate skeleton. Its stinging cells, nematocysts, are unusually potent. Each anemone 2 cm. wide.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS ANIMAL
  • common names   Strawberry Corallimorpharian (ITIS ) Club Tipped Anemone (photographer)
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