The war between Anthopleura sola 1



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English: Starbust Sea Anemones, Anthopleura sola are engaged in a war for the w:territory. The white tentacles are fighting tentacles. They are called acrorhagi. The acrorhagi contain concentration of stinging cells. After war ends one of Sea Anemone, should move. Sea Anemones look as plants, but they are animals and they are predators. The image was taken in Northern California w:Tide pools
Français : Deux anémones de mer (Anthopleura sola) sont engagées dans un combat territorial. Les tentacules blancs (appelés acroraghi) sont des organes d'agression, qui contiennent de nombreux Nématocystes. A l'issue du combat, une des deux anémones s'en va. Image prise dans une flaque d'eau de mer en Californie du nord.
Date 2008(2008)
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Author Mila Zinkova.Edit by User:Richard Bartz
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