Image of Strawberry anemones

Image of Strawberry anemones

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Depth 8 m. Large clones of these anemones decorate vertical rocks in vivid colors. Has clubbed tentacles, a feature of true corals, but it lacks the corals' calcium carbonate skeleton. Its stinging cells, nematocysts, are unusually potent. Each anemone 2 cm. wide.

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