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Sea Anemones, Sea Anemone Pictures

Sea anemone


Sea anemone

Sea anemone

Sea anemone
Sea anemone
Sea anemone
Sea anemone
Pictures of sea anemones.

Animal: Anemone

Species: There are over 82 species of anemone!

Lifespan: Sea anemones can live to be over 60 years old, though most are killed by a predator before they are able to live a long life.

Size & Weight: The largest sea anemone is the Discoma, which has a mouth diameter of 2ft. The smallest species of anemone can be no mor than half an inch!

Habitat: Anemones can be found in oceans all over the world, though they are more plentiful in tropical waters. They prefer shallow waters and attach to rocks and corals.

Diet: Small species feed on plankton, whicle larger species can eat prey as large as fish and crustaceans.

Family Life: Anemones are not social animals. In fact, they often don't need more than one to reproduce. They can either split their body in half and make a new anemone, or they are asexual and can release both sperm and egg. Some species need a male and a female to release sperm and egg.

*Fun Facts*

  • Sea anemones are invertabrates, which means they don't have a spine!
  • Sea anemones are realted to coral!