Flowers of the Sea: Photos Reveal Beautiful Anemone

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Flowers of the Sea

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Sea anemones, though considered the flowers of the sea for their gracefully flowing tentacles and array of colors, are not plants at all. The tentacled…Read More »

organisms are meat-eating animals that typically attach themselves to the seafloor or coral reefs. Here, a sea anemone grows on the rocky bottom of a kelp forest off Monterey, California.

Sea anemone come in all sizes, shapes and colors. Here's a look at some of their diversity.   Less «
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