Beadlet Anemone (Actinia Equina)

Latin name: Actinia equina
Common name: Beadlet anemone
Other names: D: Purpurrose
Family: Actiniidae
Genus: Actinia

Habitat: This anemone lives in shallow water, often falling dry during low water.

Reproduction: It is viviparous, its females brood embryos and release small sea anemones.

Colour: Can be found red, green or straw-coloured.

Did you know: It can sometimes be associated with a ball-shaped ciliate parasite (foetingeria actinarium), that can be seen inside the tentacles of some of the green individuals.