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Anthopleura elegantissima
Anthopleura elegantissima
Aggregating Anemone
Photographer: Lovell and Libby Langstroth
Organization: California Academy of Sciences
Collection: CalAcademy

ID: 0000 0000 0505 1729 (2005-05-23)

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  • date of photo  between 1980 and 1986
  • latitude 36.81856   longitude -121.79270   max error distance 26012 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • location   Monterey Bay (Monterey County, California, US)
  • family Actiniidae
  • order Actiniaria
  • class Anthozoa
  • habitat  Intertidal/subtidal
  • notes   At the touch of a tentacle individuals in one clone can recognize as non-self those in an adjacent, genetically different clone triggering a fight. A no-man's-land between them results. These anemones are on a whart piling. These anemones populate pilings beneath the Monterey Municipal Pier.
  • camera   Nikon in Oceanic housing
  • photo category: Animal - Invertebrate-Other

  • common names   Clonal Anemone (ITIS ) Aggregating Anemone (photographer)
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