Snakelocks anemone

Snakelocks anemone

Z145/0303 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 26.4MB

Downloadable file size: 4.9MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Snakelocks anemone (Anemonia sulcata) tentacles amongst seaweed in a shallow rock pool. This anemone varies greatly in colour from brown to green and violet. It has a symbiotic relationship with algae that live in its tissues. The green colour of this anemone's tentacles is due to chlorophyll produced by these algae. As the algae need light to photosynthesise, the anemone is found in sunny shallow waters. The anemone feeds on small fish and crustaceans, which it catches with its stinging tentacles. Photographed in Lee Bay, Devon, UK.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: algae, anemonia sulcata, animal, aquatic, biological, biology, britain, british, carnivore, carnivorous, chlorophyll, coastal, coelenterate, devon, fauna, inter-tidal zone, invertebrate, invertebrates, lee bay, marine, nature, plant, seashore, seaweed, snakelocks anemone, stinging, symbiont, symbiosis, symbiotic, tentacle, tentacles, uk, underwater, united kingdom, wildlife, zoological, zoology

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.