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American lobster

American lobster

Yelloweye rockfish

Yelloweye rockfish

Red sea urchin

Red sea urchin

Fish-eating anemone

Fish-eating anemone

Giant green anemone

Giant green anemone

Plumose sea anemone

Plumose sea anemone

Fish-eating anemone

Fish-eating anemone

Facts

LatinUrticina piscivora
Size10 cm
FoodFish and small crustaceans
HabitatRocky reef
IUCN

Not evaluated

LocationPacific ocean
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Eats fish

The fish-eating anemone feeds primarily on fish. With its strong tentacles it catches small fish and prawns. Although the fish-eating anemone can grow to up to 10 cm in diameter, fish and prawns are still a big catch for an animal this size.

Protects the greenling

Inside the fish-eating anemone lives a small fish called a greenling. The fish-eating anemone protects the greenling from predators.