Mediterranean Snakelocks Anemone (Anemonia Sulcata)

Latin name: Anemonia sulcata
Common name: Mediterranean snakelocks anemone
Other names: Anemonia viridis
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Actiniaria
Family: Actiniidae
Genus: Anemonia

Habitat: The lower shoreline.

Shape: Head with around two tentacles which are not retractable.

Size: Up to 19 cm.

Colour: They are grey-greenish with purple tips, the greenish colour is due to symbiotic algae living on them.

Did you know: The anemone goby is often associated with this species.