Corynactis Californica

A Vivid Strawberry Color
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This Corynactis Californica grows no larger than 1 inch (2.5 cm), and is bright red with transparent to white tentacles that are bulbous at the tips.


Corynactis Californica external link   •  Also strawberry anemone, club-tipped anemone and strawberry corallimorpharian   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:40:34 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2317
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Deep Water
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This Corynactis Californica is found in water deeper than ten feet and may not be visible in tide pools.


Corynactis Californica external link   •  Also strawberry anemone, club-tipped anemone and strawberry corallimorpharian   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:40:39 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2318
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Raised In Captivity
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This Corynactis Californica can be raised in captivity. There it is fed tiny crustaceans including brine shrimp.


Corynactis Californica external link   •  Also strawberry anemone, club-tipped anemone and strawberry corallimorpharian   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:40:47 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2319
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Carpet Bottoms
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This Corynactis Californica is known to carpet the bottom of some areas, like Campbell River in British Columbia, and Monterey Bay in California.


Corynactis Californica external link   •  Also strawberry anemone, club-tipped anemone and strawberry corallimorpharian   •  Monterey Bay Aquarium internal link   •  886 Cannery Row, Monterey, California   •  (Photo posted Thursday 17 November 2011)   •  (Photo taken 16:40:53 Wednesday 20 October 2010)   •  © 2011 Bryan Costales Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License #BCY_2320
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