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Anemones

Banded Tube-Dwelling Anemone

Isarachnanthus nocturnus

   
(1-4: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Beaded Anemone

Phymanthus crucifer

(1: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)

These fluoresce under blue light:
(1: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Branching Anemone

Lebrunia danae

      
(1,3: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 2: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 4: Valley of the Kings, Roatan / 5-6: First Bight, Roatan / 7: Forty Foot Point, Roatan)


Corkscrew Anemone

Bartholomea annulata

       
(1: Minagerheas, Roatan / 2,8: CoCo View Resort, Roatan / 3-4: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 5-7: Newman's Wall, Roatan)

Pederson cleaner shrimp like hanging around these anemones.

Here's are some close-up views of the tentacles:
 
(1-2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Giant Anemone

Condylactis gigantea

        
(1: Tulio's Reef, Roatan / 2: John's Place, Roatan / 3: Iron Coast, Roatan / 4: Mr. Bud, Roatan / 5,7: CoCo View Wall, Roatan / 6: Forty Foot Point, Roatan / 8: Newman' s Wall, Roatan / 9: Pirate's Point, Roatan)

These fluoresce under UV or blue light:

 
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Knobby Anemone

Ragactis lucida

   
(1: CoCo View Resort, Roatan / 2: Neverstain Bight, Roatan / 3-4: CoCo View Wall, Roatan)


Pale Anemone

Aiptasia tagetes

 
(1-2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Pale Clumping Anemone

Aiptasia (sp.)

(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan)

These fluoresce under UV and blue light:

 
(1: Newman's Wall, Roatan / 2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Red Warty Anemone

Bundosoma granuliferum

 
(1-2: CoCo View Resort, Roatan)


Sun Anemone

Stichodactyla helianthus

(1: Mr. Bud, Roatan)