General Description

Trunk (column) orange with white stripes. Top mouth area orange. Column up to 2 cm wide.


Orange and White Stripe Anemones cast off thin threads (acontia) from small openings (cinclides) in the column and/or from the mouth as a defence mechanism. The threads contain stinging capsules (nematocysts), which can sting other animals.


New Zealand and south-eastern Australia.


Rocky areas, to depth of 1 m.

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