White-striped Anemone

Anthothoe albocincta (Hutton, 1878)

An easy to identify anemone that features white stripes on its column, an orange or green central disc, and many short white tentacles it uses to catch small animals in the water, but can also shoot out stinging cells from holes in the sides of its column in defence

How to identify Anthothoe albocincta?

What habitats does Anthothoe albocincta live in?

Can be found living on rocks or under rocks on intertidal rocky shores

What is the distribution of Anthothoe albocincta?

New Zealand and south-eastern Australia including around Tasmania

How big does Anthothoe albocincta grow?

Can grow to around 30mm

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