Metridium senile fimbriatum

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short plumose anemone:
short plumose anemone (Metridium senile fimbriatum): This anemone is mostly distinguished from the larger Giant plumose anemone (Metridium farcimen) by the lack of complex lobes on which the tentacles are arranged, the clonal distribution pattern, and its habitat in generally shallower, higher-energy areas. While M. farcimen is a typical sight on dock pilings, still slightly below the water at negative tides, Metride senile fimbriatum would be more likely to be seen in tidepools at tides not much below zero.

This anemone ranges from pure white to brown, and is often orange. While Metridium farcimen can be three feet long, this species is just a few inches tall.

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