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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish4600

Large sea anemones (Anthopleura xanthogrammica) closed for protection against drying up at low tide. The rocks they glue on themselves help insulate them and decrease heat absorption by reflecting sunlight.

Image ID: fish4600, NOAA's Fisheries Collection
Location: California, Bodega Bay area
Photographer: Dr. Dwayne Meadows, NOAA/NMFS/OPR

Category: Fisheries Habitat/Rocky Coast/

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