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Created 5/14/2013

Family Nemanthidae

HAWAII

Nemanthus sp.

Ulua Beach, Maui

 

 

 STRIATED ANEMONE

Rarely seen in Hawaii on Black coral or Halimeda kanaloana in areas exposed to current.  The above specimen is about 0.25 inch in diameter.  If not an accidental introduction via shipping activity this may be the Indo-Pacific species Nemanthus nitidus.

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