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Anemone / Coral / Sea PenPhlyctenanthus australis (TBC)

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Unidentified at Suppressed - 11 Apr 2018
Unidentified at Suppressed - 11 Apr 2018

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Author's notes

Wondered if it was a very young Brain anemone ? Under a rock at Lennards.

2 comments

Jennyncmg163 wrote:
   13 Apr 2018
I think from the colouring it is likely to be Phlyctenactis tuberculosa, the swimming anemone, but in this case attached. P australis is supposed to have a blue-grey column
LizAllen588 wrote:
   13 Apr 2018
Thanks Jenny,
I know I have seen the bluey grey column of Brain Anemone but because it was attached i thought it would have been one ,was very small .

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Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • less than 1m Depth of sighting
  • 11 Apr 2018 Recorded on
  • LizAllen Recorded by

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