With more than 80% of its marine life found nowhere else on Earth, Port Phillip Bay is a snorkeler’s playground. Never been in yourself? We’ve picked some of our favourite spots from around the Bay to whet your appetite. Inner east: Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary Great for...
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.
Photographer/social media links – Chris McArdle