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Phylum Cnidaria > Class Anthozoa > Subclass Zoantharia/Hexacorallia > Order Actiniaria
Pimply mangrove anemone
awaiting identification*
updated Oct 2016
Where seen? These large anemones can be seen in numbers in very soft mud flats on the seaward side of mangroves. Also seen on other soft silty sandy shores.

Features: Diameter with tentacles expanded 5-12cm. Tentacles pale, many long and tapering. Colours translucent beige or pinkish. Oral disk dark blue or black without any markings. Body column dark grey, dark blue with regular rows of large pale protruding bumps.

Changi, Apr 08

Pasir Ris, Jun 09

Pasir Ris, Jun 09

Changi, Apr 08

*Species are difficult to positively identify without close examination.
On this website, they are grouped by external features for convenience of display.

Pimply mangrove anemones on Singapore shores

Photos of Pimply mangrove anemones for free download from wildsingapore flickr

Distribution in Singapore on this wildsingapore flickr map


Lim Chu Kang, Apr 11

Lim Chu Kang, Apr 11

Chek Jawa, Jul 11


Pulau Ubin OBS, Jan 16
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on facebook.

Chek Jawa, Jul 13
Photo shared by Loh Kok Sheng on flickr.
 
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