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Fireworks anemome (Pachycerianthus multiplicatus), Loch Duich - October 2012

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A fireworks anemone (Pachycerianthus multiplicatus) from Loch Duich in Scotland.

These are huge anemone, often reaching up to 30 cm across. They are burrowing anemones and live in their own tube, generally in deeper water on sheltered calm muddy sea beds.

A winning image from BUPG's 2012 'British' theme competition.

Nikon D80, Sigma 18-50 @22mm f2.8 macro zoom, flat port.