Strangely colored Stubby Rose Anemone

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Strangely colored Stubby Rose Anemone

Post by cephalogoddess » Fri Sep 01, 2017 12:43 pm

I believe these photos are of species Urticina coriacea, the stubby rose anemone, but I've never seen any this green before. I'm adding a couple bonus photos of a brooding anemone, Epiactis prolifera, (I believe) that I found tide pooling yesterday. It had babies of all sizes on it :)
Are my IDs correct? If anyone wants to post photos of anemones here, go for it. I'd love to see them.


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Re: Strangely colored Stubby Rose Anemone

Post by Tidepool Geek » Sat Sep 02, 2017 8:14 am

Hi Taryn,

I think that your I.D.'s are correct except that the Stubby Rose has been renamed to Urticina clandestina. Check out this site:

Semanticly yours,

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