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Giant Green Anemone

Giant Green Anemone
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Copyright: Julie Wyatt (j_wyatt) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 142 W: 40 N: 211] (1235)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-04-23
Categories: Seascape
Camera: Canon Powershot G2
Exposure: f/4, 1/159 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Underwater World #2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2006-01-01 11:31
Viewed: 4708
Points: 8
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I found this Giant Green Anemone on the Oregon Coast in some tidepools near Tilamook Oregon.

Named after a terrestrial flower, the anemone, the sea anemone is a group of water-dwelling, filter feeding animals of the order Actinaria. As a cnidarian, it is closely related to coral and jellyfish. The anemone is a (usually) solitary polyp with stinging cells (cnidocytes) in its tentacles. These stinging cells serve to paralyze and capture the prey, which is then moved by the tentacles to the mouth for digestion inside a central cavity.

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bonjour julie
c'est une belle anemone verte,je ne savait pas que cela existait de cette couleur.

Hi Julie,
a wonderful underwater-world I never had the chance to see - must be very amazing.
Excellent light, colours and sharpness, I like it, thanks.
All the best for the New Year, bye
Sabine - wishnugaruda

Very nice clear, sharp photo Julie. These green ones are seen the most on the Oregon Coast. It does look almost like you took this underwater.

Hi Julia,
Excellent capture with good lighting and very clear detail.

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