Our natural thriving ecosystems in and around Port Phillip Bay deserve attention and care. Home to many unique and wondrous species, the Bay is an important hub for recreation and tourism, and a vital link between ocean and land which provides many essential ecosystem services.Urban...
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.