Story: Corals, anemones and jellyfish

Green sea anemone (5th of 6)

Green sea anemone

A common inhabitant of tidal rock pools is this olive-green sea anemone (Isactinia olivacea). They favour the gravelly cracks between large boulders and are found lower down the shore than the red sea anemone.

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Dennis Gordon, 'Corals, anemones and jellyfish - True corals and sea anemones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2021)

Story by Dennis Gordon, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 26 Sep 2016