Definition of beadlet anemone in English:

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beadlet anemone

noun

A common European coastal sea anemone which is typically rust-red with several rings of tentacles around the mouth.
  • Actinia equina, order Actiniaria
Example sentences
  • The rock surfaces in the deeper areas are decorated with daisy, strawberry and dahlia anemones, particularly under the overhangs, while the shallows are dominated by beadlet anemones.
  • Shore invertebrate animals include red beadlet anemones, and worms in sand or stuck to the rocks.
  • When uncovered by the tides, beadlet anemones retract their tentacles and look like small beads of jelly.

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