APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland.

Sea anemone images (Orders Actiniaria, Ceriantharia and Corallimorpharia)
Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Actiniaria (Order)

Actiniaria incertae sedis (Superfamily)
> Metridiidae (Family)

Metridium
Metridium dianthus (Ellis, 1768) syn. M. senile
- Plumose anemonee

Nynantheae (Suborder) > Athenaria (Infraorder) > Haloclavidae (Family)

Peachia
Peachia cylindrica (Reid, 1848) - Clock face anemone

Nynantheae (Suborder) > Thenaria (Infraorder) > Acontiaria (Superfamily) > Aiptasiidae (Family)

Aiptasiogeton
Aiptasiogeton pellucidus var. comatus Manuel, 1988
- Fairy anemone

Nynantheae (Suborder) > Thenaria (Infraorder) > Acontiaria (Superfamily) > Diadumenidae (Family)

Diadumene
Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1869)
- Orange-striped anemone

Nynantheae (Suborder) > Thenaria (Infraorder) > Acontiaria (Superfamily) > Hormathiidae (Family)

Adamsia
Adamsia carciniopados (Otto, 1823) - Cloak anemone

Calliactis
Calliactis parasitica (Couch, 1842)
- Hermit, Parasite or Parasitic anemone

Nynantheae (Suborder) > Thenaria (Infraorder) > Acontiaria (Superfamily) > Sagartiidae (Family)

Actinothoe
Actinothoe sphyrodeta (Gosse, 1858)
- Sandalled anemone

Cereus
Cereus pedunculatus (Pennant, 1777) - Daisy anemone

Sagartia
Sagartia elegans (Dalyell, 1848) - A Sea anemone
Sagartia troglodytes (Price in Johnston, 1847)
- Mud sagartia

Sagartiogeton
Sagartiogeton undatus (Müller, 1778)
- Small snakelocks anemone

Nynantheae (Suborder) > Thenaria (Infraorder) > Endomyaria (Superfamily) > Actiniidae (Family)

Actinia
Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Beadlet anemone - various images

Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Beadlet anemone - distinct scarlet form

Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Beadlet anemone - striped, dashed and dotted forms

Actinia fragacea Tugwell, 1856 - Strawberry anemone
Actinia prasina Gosse, 1860 - A Sea anemone

Anemonia
Anemonia viridis (Forskål, 1775)
- Snakelocks anemone or Opelet

Anthopleura
Anthopleura ballii (Cocks, 1851)
- Red speckled anemone or Red speckled pimplet

Anthopleura thallia (Gosse, 1854) - Glaucus pimplet

Aulactinia
Aulactinia verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)
- Gem anemone or Gem pimplet

Urticina
Urticina felina (Linnaeus, 1761)
synonym Tealia felina (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Dahlia anemone or Dahlia wartlet

Protantheae (Suborder) > Gonactiniidae (Family)

Gonactinia
Gonactinia prolifera (Sars, 1835) - A Sea anemone

Ceriantharia (Order)

Spirularia (Suborder) > Cerianthidae (Family)

Cerianthidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1852
- A Tube anemone. Penzance Harbour 21.02.15.
Probably previously recorded as Cerianthus lloydii.

Corallimorpharia (Order)

Corallimorphidae (Family)

Corynactis
Corynactis viridis Allman, 1846
- Jewel anemone or Globehorn

Other images of Sea anemones
Sea anemone larvae

European Names - Anemones, Anemonen, Anemones, Anemonas, Anemoni.

European Names - Cnidarians, Nesseltiere, Neteldieren, Cnidaires, Cnidarios, Cnidari.

Recommended places to visit to see Anemones -
East Portholland (Cornwall), Spit Point (Par, Cornwall), Wembury near Plymouth, and the National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth.

For images and information about Sea Anemones visit -
Sea Anemones (Carol's Cornwall) - images
Sea Anemones (Glaucus) - images and information
Sea Anemones (Marlin) - images and information

Sea Anemone Cup Coral Order Actiniaria Ceriantharia Corallimorpharia Scleractinia Images UK