Various different colours have been described. The photographed specimen
is the variant venusta.
Similar species: Sagartia
ornata. Sagartia troglodytes.
Readily emits acontia.
Commoner in the south-west of the British Isles.
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.