Sea anemones of the north-eastern Pacific: the flowers of the sea



Aquarium husbandry and distinguishing features of sea anemones of the north-eastern Pacific are described, based on 20 years of experience at The Seattle Aquarium. Anemones are relatively easy to maintain in aquariums, one having lived for more than 66 years following standard aquarium practices. The reproduction, food requirements, predators and symbionts of anemones are described together with some intriguing aspects of the biology of sea anemones.