Gem Anemone
Gem Anemone

"Aulactinia Verrucosa" , Also known as the Wartlet Anemone.
The tentacles are typically striped or banded. When disturbed they contract into very tight, small warty blobs .
Base up to 25 mm in diameter and broader than column.
Column narrow and cylindrical (grey or pink) , up to 50 mm tall, and covered with small wart-like protuberances (verrucae) - rows of white warts and rows of smaller greyish warts.
Middle to lower shore under boulders ,in crevices, rock pools .
Up to 48 Tentacles - transparent and mottled green, grey or pink in colour ,
They are typically found in exposed rocky shores, in small rockpools on the middle and lower
shore.

Ref: 10366

Date: 08/07/2012

Location: Sandy Haven

Gem Anemone

"Aulactinia Verrucosa" , Also known as the Wartlet Anemone.
The tentacles are typically striped or banded. When disturbed they contract into very tight, small warty blobs .
Base up to 25 mm in diameter and broader than column.
Column narrow and cylindrical (grey or pink) , up to 50 mm tall, and covered with small wart-like protuberances (verrucae) - rows of white warts and rows of smaller greyish warts.
Middle to lower shore under boulders ,in crevices, rock pools .
Up to 48 Tentacles - transparent and mottled green, grey or pink in colour ,
They are typically found in exposed rocky shores, in small rockpools on the middle and lower
shore.

Ref: 10366

Date: 08/07/2012

Location: Sandy Haven