Kōrero: Corals, anemones and jellyfish

Sea anemones (1 o 6)

Sea anemones

Some of the most attractive of New Zealand’s anemones are the jewel anemones (Corynactis australis). These ones have a pink body and transparent tentacles with bright pink tips. The creatures are usually found growing in dense colonies around the coast.

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Dennis Gordon, 'Corals, anemones and jellyfish - True corals and sea anemones', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4733/sea-anemones (accessed 17 July 2019)

Story by Dennis Gordon, published 12 Jun 2006, updated 26 Sep 2016