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NOAA Photo Library Image - nerr0808

Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve. A Painted Tealia, Urticina crassicornis (formerly Tealia crassicornis), is also known as the Christmas Anemone, Red and Green Anemone, or Painted Urticina. This large anemone is found in low intertidal and subtidal zones. Column olive green with red splotches - oral disk is greenish with radiating red stripes across tentacles.

Image ID: nerr0808, NOAA's Estuarine Research Reserve Collection
Location: Northern Pacific and Atlantic Oceans


Category: Estuaries/Fauna/Marine/

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