The only known anemone species found in the
Mediterranean Sea. It is symbiotic with Gobius
buchichii (Anemone gobby).
Its tentacles sting caustically. In some
places it is eaten when fried.
Photo was taken at
a depth of about 15 meters in a typical
Mediterranean reef near Syros island by
(hobbyist scuba diver, member of the
Nautical Ecological and Cultural
Association of Kini Bay