Fish Species

Dahlia Anemone

Dahlia Anemone - Description

The Dahlia Anemone is also known as a Northern Red Anemone is commonly found in the Arctic Ocean, Atlantic Ocean, Baltic Sea and North Sea.

It eats small fish and crustaceans which are paralysed by the toxin released by its tentacles.

Popular Name: Dahlia Anemone
Species: Urticina felina

Profile of the Dahlia Anemone

This Profile contains interesting facts and information about the Dahlia Anemone species.

  • Size: Up to 12cm

  • Diet / Feeding: Small fish and Crustaceans paralysed by the toxin released by its tentacles.

  • Habitat: Large rocks, Caves and Rock Pools up to a depth of 100m

  • Range: Arctic Ocean, North Atlantic Ocean, North Sea and Baltic Sea

Scientific Classification of the Dahlia Anemone

Definition: Scientific classification, or biological classification, is how biologists group and categorize species of organisms with shared physical characteristics. Scientific classification belongs to the science of taxonomy.

  • Species: Urticina felina

  • Popular Name: Dahlia Anemone - Northern Red Anemone 

  • Kingdom: Animalia

  • Phylum: Cnidaria

  • Class: Anthozoa

  • Order: Actiniaria

  • Family: Actiniidae

Sea Anemones Index

Facts about Fish Species - Dahlia Anemone

The colours, shapes and sizes of individual fishes varies enormously - you really need excellent quality pictures or photographs to assist in the identification process.

A combination of the number of fins and their characteristics, color, scale counts, general features, maximum length and distribution are used during a species identification process.


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