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Posted by Chris on December 18, 2009 at 19:28:41:

Urticina columbiana is an anemone I only see infrequently, and have very few photographs of. The place I have seen it the most is when diving local wrecks with Ross Overstreet. Here are the few photos I have of this species.


From Brittle Star Reef at Santa Barbara Island:

Urticina columbiana
Urticina columbiana


From Savino's Barge on the San Pedro flats:


Urticina columbiana eating a California Scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata)
Urticina columbiana eating a Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)

Urticina columbiana eating a California Scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata)
Urticina columbiana eating a Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)

Urticina columbiana eating a California Scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata)
Urticina columbiana eating a Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)

Urticina columbiana eating a California Scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata)
Urticina columbiana eating a Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)

Urticina columbiana eating a California Scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata)
Urticina columbiana eating a Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)

Urticina columbiana eating a California Scorpionfish (Scorpaena guttata)
Urticina columbiana eating a Scorpaena guttata (California Scorpionfish)


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