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Branching anemone
Lebrunia danae
(Duchassaing de Fonbressin & Michelotti, 1860)

Stubby, branched pseudotentacles with prominent, nematocyst-bearing knobs. Animal with extended pseudotentacles up to 25 cm.

Usually in shades of brown to dark gray, sometimes with lighter colored markings, occasionally in shades of blue-green.

Body hidden from view in recesses, and concealed by the branch-work bed of pseudotentacles. Long, unbranched, true tentacles are only extended at night.

Common Florida, Bahamas and Caribbean.

Branching anemone (Lebrunia danae)