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|date of photo Feb 1982
location Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)family Metridiidaeorder Actiniariaclass Anthozoahabitat Subtidalnotes These idividuals, height 50 cm, depth 16 m, were characteristically clustered in a large group. The species feeds on small zooplankton which they entrap with nematocyst stinging cells on their frilly tentacles. Reproduction is sexual with external fertilization.camera Nikon in Oceanic housingphoto category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other
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Gignatic Anemone (ITIS )
White-plumed Anemone (photographer)
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