What are Blue Carbon ecosystems? Blue Carbon ecosystems are coastal ecosystems, such as mangrove forests, seagrass meadows or intertidal saltmarshes, that capture and store atmospheric carbon. All three ecosystem types can be found within Port Phillip Bay, right in our backyard! In fact, not far from...
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.