Camouflaged anemones like Oulactis muscosa, shown here, have sticky surfaces that catch gravel and fragments of shell and seaweed. Most of their body is embedded in crevices or sand, and when the tentacles are withdrawn the entire animal is hidden.
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Photograph by Melanie Lovell-Smith
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