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  Sagartia elegans
 
Common Name(s):

Scientific Name:
                           Sagartia elegans
Family:
Usual Size:  cm 
 

                                     Photograph by Robert Jones (Trowbridge)
Identification:

Various different colours have been described. The photographed specimen is the variant venusta.
 

Similar speciesSagartia ornata.  Sagartia troglodytes.

Breeding: 

Habitat:
 
 

Behaviour:

Readily emits acontia.
 

Food:

Range:

Commoner in the south-west of the British Isles. 

Additional Notes:
 

Information wanted: Please send any records of this sea anemone, with location, date, who discovered it, how it was identified, prevalence, common name and any other details to 
Shorewatch Project EMail Glaucus@hotmail.com. 
All messages will receive a reply. 
Shorewatch Project

 

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