Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Hornby Island, British Columbia, Metridium farcimen

Giant Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Canada

Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Hornby Island, British Columbia, Metridium farcimen

Giant Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Canada

Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Hornby Island, British Columbia, Metridium farcimen

Giant Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Canada

Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Hornby Island, British Columbia, Metridium farcimen

Giant Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Canada

Plumose Anemone, Metridium farcimen, Hornby Island, British Columbia, Metridium farcimen

Giant Plumose Anemone detail, Metridium farcimen, Canada

Aggregating anemone detail, Anthopleura elegantissima, San Miguel Island

Aggregating anemone detail, Anthopleura elegantissima, San Miguel Island, California.

Proliferating anemone with attached juveniles, growing on kelp stipe, Epiactis prolifera, Monterey, California

This Proliferating anemone (Epiactis prolifera) is not budding baby anemones. Rather, these juveniles were produced sexually and have attached to the adult. Up to 50% of proliferating anemones in a given region may be carrying juveniles. Monterey Peninsula, California.

Anemone mouth, Anthopleura elegantissima, San Miguel Island

Anthopleura elegantissima, Aggregating anemone mouth, San Miguel Island, California.

Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus, La Jolla, California

Tube Anemone, Pachycerianthus Fimbriatus, A Sand Dwelling Anemone., La Jolla

Strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemones, more correctly corallimorphs), Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California

Strawberry anemones (club-tipped anemones, more correctly corallimorphs), Corynactis californica. Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California.

Anemone mouth detail, Urticina lofotensis, Santa Cruz Island

Urticina lofotensis (formerly Tealia lofotensis), Tealia anemone mouth detail, Santa Cruz Island, California.

Anemone on kelp, Monterey, California

Monterey

Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus, La Jolla, California

Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus, a sand dwelling anemone.

Zoanthid anemones, Coronado Islands, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado)

Undescribed zoanthid anemones, Coronado Islands, Mexico.

Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Isla Champion

Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Isla Champion, Galapagos, Ecuador.

Proliferating anemone with attached juveniles, growing on kelp stipe, Epiactis prolifera, Monterey, California

Proliferating Anemone, Monterey

Aggregating anemone detail, Anthopleura elegantissima, Laguna Beach, California

Aggregating anemone, Anthopleura elegantissima, Laguna Beach, California.

Brown  cup coral, Paracyathus stearnsi, San Miguel Island

Paracyathus stearnsi, Brown cup coral, San Miguel Island, California.

Tube anemone, Pachycerianthus fimbriatus, La Jolla, California

Tube Anemone, La Jolla

Colonial cup coral, Coenocyathus bowersi, San Miguel Island

Coenocyathus bowersi, Colonial cup coral, San Miguel Island, California.

Unidentified marine anemone on kelp stipe, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

Unidentified marine anemone on kelp stipe, Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, California.

Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Isla Champion

Orange cup coral, Tubastrea coccinea, Isla Champion, Galapagos, Ecuador.

Strawberry anemone (club-tipped anemone, more correctly a corallimorph) with tiny crab, Corynactis californica, Scripps Canyon, La Jolla, California

Look closely, this anemone polyp is home to a miniscule crab! Strawberry anemone, Corynactis californica.

Orange cup coral, Balanophyllia elegans, Monterey, California

Balanophyllia elegans, Orange cup coral, Monterey, California.