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Phlyctenanthus australis

Brain Anemone at Batemans Marine Park

Phlyctenanthus australis at Batemans Marine Park - 6 Jan 2019
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Identification history

Phlyctenanthus australis 11 Feb 2019 Stewart
Unidentified 19 Jan 2019 HelenR

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Author's notes

Anemone found under a rock in a rock pool near north Rosedale.


KerriLee wrote:
   23 Jan 2019
Stunning shot Helen. This looks like Phlyctenanthus australis (commonly called a Brain Anemone or Mulberry Anemone) ... here's a link to sightings further south. What do you think?
HelenR wrote:
   25 Jan 2019
Thanks, it certainly looks like it and on another internet site it looks right too.
LizAllen wrote:
   11 Feb 2019
Fantastic shot of P.australis.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 6 Jan 2019 02:14 PM Recorded on
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