Dahlia anemone

Dahlia anemone

Distribution in scandinavian waters

Maximum diameter: 12 cm (excluding tentacles).
Appearance: The body normally has a crimson or green colour with irregular markings, while the tentacles are white or green with opaque bands around the tentacle base and a wider red band in the middle. The oral disc is red or yellow-grey.
Depth: 0-15 m.
Environment: Found on rocks and the like, especially on the underside.
Classification: The dahlia anemone is part of the group anthozoa under the cnidarians.

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