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Corkscrew anemone
Bartholomea annulata
(Lesueur, 1817)

Description:
The column or stalk is rather broad, but short. Oral disc up to 12 cm in diameter. The numerous thin tentacles are long and often drooping.

Color:
Tentacles and body in shades of gray, brown or green. The tentacles are translucent and marked with whitish 'corkscrew-like' markings.

Habitat:
Inhabit reefs and areas of sand and coral rubble. It grows often under rocks or other hard objects, down to 40 m.

Distribution:
Common Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Corkscrew anemone (Bartholomea annulata)