Humans seem to have an innate attraction to aquatic environments. Real estate by coasts or rivers costs more (particularly if it has a view of the water), coastal resorts are generally the most popular, and countless millions are spent on water-based recreation every year. This love...
Who am I?
How can you tell it’s me?
I’ve got a distinctive orange column with white stripes surrounded by many small white tentacles that I use to catch my prey.
Where is the best place to find me?
I am one of the most common anemones and you can find me on rocky reef and on jetty pylons throughout the Bay.
Why am I important for Port Phillip Bay?
I am a carnivore who eats larvae of some invasive species, preventing them from settling on artificial structures.