its sometimes bright colouration, the Daisy
Anemone is often well camouflaged and
can be hard to spot.
Similar species: Sagartia
troglodytes, Sagartia elegans
sea anemone emits acontia when disturbed.
discovered from the Isle of Wight near Cowes by
sea anemone has been discovered once on Worthing beach
by Andy Horton.
pedunculatus, has been discovered and photographed by Paul
Parsons off the outfall pipe near Brooklands boating lake. I (Andy
Horton) have discovered this sea anemone (that contains symbiotic
algae) on Worthing beach on one memorable occasion,
but at the moment this seems the most easterly discovery of this sea
anemone on the northern English Channel coast and shallow seas.
purplish coloured ones were Cereus
from the beach between Worthing and Lancing,
photographed by Trevie Opie
in the Carnsew Pool, near Hayle.
Anemone swallowing the discarded shell
of a Hairy Hermit Crab,
cuanensis. The shell contained eggs.
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
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