Australia is one of the most urbanised countries in the world, with 90% of our population living in cities on 0.22% of our nation’s land area. In our pursuit of the urban lifestyle, we have altered and reshaped our natural surroundings to suit our way of...
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