Peacock Anemones during Low Tide

PhotographerEndy
PrizeHonorable Mention
City/CountrySingapore, Singapore
Photo DateJuly 2014
Technical InfoNikon F5, Sigma 180mm 1:3.5D
Entry Description

Peacock Anemones (Common Cerianthids) have 2 sets of tentacles, long and short ones, to catch /deliver the prey to its central mouth. During low tide, the tentacles are curled /retracted into its tube, then, as the tide rises they are stretched out again to catch the food brought by the incoming tide.