CN4. spotted pink anemone

Stubbs Island, Weynton Passage, c. BC
Stubbs Island, Weynton Passage, c. BC

Aulactina vancouverensis

to 7 cm (2.8 in) tall

 

to 8 cm (3 in) crown diameter

Weynton Passage, c. BC

subtidal to 25 m (83 ft)

Since publication of this book a team of scientists officially described this colourful anemone. It attaches to rocky substrates and often has small bits of shell or pebbles adhering to the lower portion of its column. Much remains to be learned about this species including its complete geographic range.