Waratah anemone

August 22, 2017 1 min read

Waratah anemone

Waratah anemone, BEADLET ANEMONE, OR BLOOD ANEMONE (ACTINIA TENEBROSA)

It is found in relatively high water in the intertidal zone. It's commonly found completely out of the water with its tentacles retracted waiting for the return of the tide. It is also commonly found in eastern and southern Australia where it's named after it's likeness to the common waratah flower. Wellers rock itself is oftten covered by waratah anemones in between the tidal variation.

Grows up to 30-40mm tall, and 40mm in Diameter.


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