As the birthplace of the Royal Australian Air Force, Point Cook was once a mostly rural community based around this purpose. Today, it is one of the major growth regions in Melbourne’s west, and while this part of the city may still feel far away...
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.