Burrowing Anemone
(Halcampa decemtentaculata)

image of a Burrowing Anemone

Image ID: 256-00

Comments : These were scattered all over the sandy bottom near the beach at the Sekiu Jetty dive. They were fairly small, but very visible, as the colors in their tentacles contrasted nicely with the mottled sandy bottom.
Common name : Burrowing Anemone
Scientific Name : Halcampa decemtentaculata
Location Found : Sekiu Jetty, Strait of Juan de Fuca
Actual Size : 1.5 inches
Camera Used : Canon D60 digital in Ikelite Housing
Natural History :