Hexacorals, Zoantharia, Corallimorph Anemone, Colour Rock Anemone, False Anemone.
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Also known as Hexacorals, Zoantharia, Corallimorph Anemone, Colour Rock Anemone and False Anemone.
Found on coral and rocky reefs, often form dense colonies over large areas.
These are not true sea anemones.
The feed on plankton.
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Widespread Central Western Indo-Pacific
Similar to sea anemones, but are flat, have short club-tipped tentacles or multiple branched fringing tentacles.
They are adept at taking over large areas of reef.
They have a very potent sting, when disturbed can shoot out stinging threads that have been known to sting through a lycra suit! Ref: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=283844
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