Which is the most stinging sea anemone?

Watch the video of Alicia mirabilis (commonly known as Berried Anemone) that is one of the most stinging sea anemones.

An adult Anemone has 96 tentacle with the highest number of cnidoblastes (stinging cells) in its group. It is night active, can reach 40m depth and its column alone can reach up to 40 cm in height

It has an Atlanto-Mediterranean distribution, while in the Eastern Mediterranean it was firstly described in 2007.


Source: The above post is written based on materials provided Marine Biology Research (Katsanevakis S., Thessalou-Legaki M., 2007) and Wildlifearchipelago.

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