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AnemonePhlyctenanthus australis

Brain Anemone at Merimbula, NSW

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Phlyctenanthus australis at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Phlyctenanthus australis at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Phlyctenanthus australis at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018

Identification history

Anemone Phlyctenanthus australis 29 Dec 2018 LizAllen
Anemone Phlyctenanthus australis 29 Dec 2018 LizAllen
Unidentified 29 Dec 2018 libbyh

Author's notes

A lovely anemone. I thought it might be a Brain anemone, but as it is attached to the rocks, I am not sure

2 comments

LizAllen wrote:
   29 Dec 2018
Am very sure it is a brain anemone because it is attached.I didn't get a photo ,I need new camera or new eyes !
libbyh wrote:
   29 Dec 2018
I didn't realise brain anemones and Baked Bean anemones were different, so I have learned something today, many thanks

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Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019
Martensia sp. (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 May 2019
Odax acroptilus (Rainbow Cale, Marine Rainbowfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 2 May 2019
Odax cyanomelas (Herring Cale) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019
Zanclus cornutus (Moorish Idol) at Merimbula, NSW - 30 Apr 2019
Trachurus novaezelandiae (Horse Mackerel, Yellowtail Chad) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2019
Pyura gibbosa gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 23 Apr 2019
Pyura gibbosa (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2019
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Plagusia glabra (Plagusia glabra) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Palaemon serenus (Rock-pool Prawn) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Jan 2019
Holopneustes purpurascens (Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Holopneustes purpurascens (Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified Coral (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Parma microlepis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Cladostephus spongiosus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Unidentified Sea Squirt (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Zonaria sp. (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Phyllospora comosa (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 29 Dec 2018
Asterodiscides truncatus (Asterodiscides truncatus) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 May 2018
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 1 May 2018
Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018
Cabestana spengleri (Cabestana spengleri) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 22 Apr 2018
Haematopus fuliginosus (Sooty Oystercatcher) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Apr 2018
Senecio macroglossus (Natal Ivy, Wax Ivy) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Mar 2018
Dasyatis brevicaudata (Smooth Stingray) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Centrostephanus rodgersii (Black Sea Urchin) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Trygonoptera testacea (Common Stingaree) at Merimbula, NSW - 21 Jan 2018
Pteraeolidia ianthina (Blue Dragon) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018
Scorpis lineolata (Silver sweep) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2018
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 18 Apr 2017
Heliocidaris tuberculata (Heliocidaris tuberculata) at Merimbula, NSW - 27 Mar 2017
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa (Baked Bean Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Mar 2017
Myliobatis australis (Southern Eagle Ray) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Mar 2017
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Atypichthys strigatus (Mado) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Codium fragile (Codium fragile) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Dictyota dichotoma (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Parma microlepis (White-ear) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Pyura sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Enoplosus armatus (Old Wife) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Pictilabrus laticlavius (Senator Wrasse) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Tetractenos glaber (Smooth Toadfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Achoerodus viridis (Eastern Blue Groper) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Trygonoptera testacea (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Odax cyanomelas (Herring Cale) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Sabellastarte australiensis (Feather duster worm) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Laurencia majuscula (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Cladostephus spongiosus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Botrylloides anceps (previously Botrylloides magnicoecum) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Cheilodactylus fuscus (Red Morwong) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Dicotylichthys punctulatus (Threebarred Porcupinefish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Codium spongiosum (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Tesseropora rosea (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Chironemus marmoratus (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Padina sp. (Variegated Fan-weed) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Hyporhamphus australis (Sea Garfish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Codium fragile (Codium fragile) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Girella zebra (Zebrafish) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Dictyota sp. at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Plagusia chabrus (Red Bait Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Unidentified at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2017
Coscinasterias muricata (Eleven-armed Seastar) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Pyura gibbosa (Pyura gibbosa) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Ecklonia radiata (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Jan 2017
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 May 2016
Parma unifasciata (Girdled Scalyfin) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Mar 2016
Corynactis australis (Jewel anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Jan 2016
Aulactinia veratra (Anemone) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Jan 2015
Ceratosoma amoenum (Ceratosoma amoenum) at Merimbula, NSW - 5 Jan 2015
Corynactis australis (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 6 Apr 2012
Centrostephanus rodgersii (TBC) at Merimbula, NSW - 17 Mar 2012

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