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Heteractis magnifica (Quoy & Gaimard, 1833)
Magnificent Anemone, Ritteri Anemone
A species of sea anemone that lives in the Indo-Pacific area, and can grow up to 1 meter (3 feet) in diameter in the wild.
It is often found in association with anemonefish, or clownfish, such as the cinnamon anemonefish (Amphiprion melanopus), Clark's anemonefish (A. clarkii), common clownfish (A. ocellaris), blackfinned anemonefish (A. nigripes), true clownfish (A. percula), and the pink skunk clownfish (A. perideraion). Juvenile Threespot dascyllus (Dascyllus trimaculatus) also commonly associate with this sea anemone.
Depth: 60 feet.
Richelieu Rock, Similan Islands National Park, Thailand; Andaman Sea.