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ImageThe white-spotted rose anemone Urticina lofotensis with its tentacles withdrawn. Surrounded by a light brown tunicate, possibly Aplidium californicum.


Tunicate (unidentified)
Sea pork tunicate (Aplidium californicum)
White-spotted rose anemone (Urticina lofotensis)

Location (General):

Big Sur

Site (Specific):

Palo Colorado Canyon

Date taken:

August, 23 2006

Photo credit:

Steve Lonhart / NOAA MBNMS

View the Natural history for:
Urticina lofotensis
in SIMoN's Species Database.

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      Latitude: 36.397978    Longitude: -121.9094

File name: SIL_082306_1592.jpg