APHOTOMARINE

An educational resource dedicated mainly to the photography
and diversity of marine life that can be found in coastal waters
and intertidal areas of Great Britain and Ireland by David Fenwick.

Sea anemone images (Orders Spirularia, Actiniaria and Corallimorpharia)

 

Anthozoa (Class) > Ceriantharia (Subclass) >
Spirularia (Order)

Cerianthidae (Family)

Cerianthidae Milne Edwards & Haime, 1852
- A Tube anemone. Penzance Harbour 21.02.15.
Probably previously recorded as Cerianthus lloydii.

Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) >
Actiniaria (Order)

Anenthemonae (Suborder) > Edwardsioidea (Superfamily) > Edwardsiidae (Family)

Nematostella
Nematostella vectensis Stephenson, 1935
- Starlet sea anemone (non-native species)

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Actinioidea (Superfamily) > Actiniidae (Family)

Actinia
Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Beadlet anemone - various images

Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Beadlet anemone - distinct scarlet form

Actinia equina (Linnaeus, 1758)
- Beadlet anemone - striped, dashed and dotted forms

Actinia fragacea Tugwell, 1856 - Strawberry anemone
Actinia prasina Gosse, 1860 - A Sea anemone

Anemonia
Anemonia viridis (Forskål, 1775)
- Snakelocks anemone or Opelet

Anthopleura
Anthopleura ballii (Cocks, 1851)
- Red speckled anemone or Red speckled pimplet

Anthopleura thallia (Gosse, 1854) - Glaucus pimplet

Aulactinia
Aulactinia verrucosa (Pennant, 1777)
- Gem anemone or Gem pimplet

Urticina
Urticina felina (Linnaeus, 1761)
synonym Tealia felina (Linnaeus, 1767)
- Dahlia anemone or Dahlia wartlet

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Actinioidea (Superfamily) > Capneidae (Family)

Capnea
Capnea sanguinea Forbes, 1841 - Imperial anemone

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Actinioidea (Superfamily) > Haloclavidae (Family)

Peachia
Peachia cylindrica (Reid, 1848) - Clock face anemone

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Metridioidea (Superfamily) > Aiptasiidae (Family)

Aiptasiogeton
Aiptasiogeton pellucidus var. comatus Manuel, 1988
- Fairy anemone

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Metridioidea (Superfamily) > Diadumenidae (Family)

Diadumene
Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1869)
- Orange-striped anemone (non-native species)

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Metridioidea (Superfamily) > Gonactiniidae (Family)

Gonactinia
Gonactinia prolifera (Sars, 1835) - A Sea anemone

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Metridioidea (Superfamily) > Hormathiidae (Family)

Adamsia
Adamsia palliata (Fabricius, 1779)
syn. Adamsia carciniopados - Cloak anemone

Calliactis
Calliactis parasitica (Couch, 1842)
- Hermit, Parasite or Parasitic anemone

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Metridioidea (Superfamily) > Metridiidae (Family)

Metridium
Metridium dianthus (Ellis, 1768) syn. M. senile
- Plumose anemone

Enthemonae (Suborder) > Metridioidea (Superfamily) > Sagartiidae (Family)

Actinothoe
Actinothoe sphyrodeta (Gosse, 1858)
- Sandalled anemone

Cereus
Cereus pedunculatus (Pennant, 1777) - Daisy anemone

Sagartia
Sagartia elegans (Dalyell, 1848) - A Sea anemone
Sagartia troglodytes (Price in Johnston, 1847)
- Mud sagartia

Sagartiogeton
Sagartiogeton undatus (Müller, 1778)
- Small snakelocks anemone

Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) >
Corallimorpharia (Order)

Corallimorphidae (Family)

Corynactis
Corynactis viridis Allman, 1846
- Jewel anemone or Globehorn

Other images of Sea anemones
Sea anemone larvae

European Names - Anemones, Anemonen, Anemones, Anemonas, Anemoni.

Sea Anemone Cup Coral Order Actiniaria Ceriantharia Corallimorpharia Scleractinia Images UK