For an excellent photograph including the coloured oral disc, go
to Sue Daly's Channel Island site. http://www.mermaid1.demon.co.uk/anemones.htm
The photograph was good enough for My Computer Wallpaper of the month
early morning visit to east Worthing beach produced the small white sea
sphyrodeta which is a species
rarely found between the tides.
Report from East Worthing Beach
Longitudinal fission. Anemone splits into two identical halves.
Rarely intertidal, vagrant young specimens recorded.
Information wanted: Please send any records of this sea anemone,
with location, date, who discovered it, how it was identified, prevalence,
common name and any other details to
Shorewatch Project EMail Glaucus@hotmail.com.
All messages will receive a reply.