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Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Scientific name: Metridium farcimen

Taxonomy: Kingdom Animalia → Phylum Cnidaria → Class Anthozoa → Subclass Hexacorallia → Order Actiniaria → Suborder Enthemonae → Superfamily Metridioidea → Family Metridiidae → Genus Metridium

Common name: White-Plumed Anemone
Locations: Eastern Pacific
Group: Marine LifeInvertebratesAnemones

Despite being over a foot long, they can pull all the way back into themselves. These do not fluoresce. They can live decades; the Lone Metridium at Point Lobos is a well-known landmark.

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Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Lone Metridium at Point Lobos
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Small bud next to a larger anemone
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
Small one
Metridium farcimen (White-Plumed Anemone)
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