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Carpet Sea Anemones
Photograph by Wolcott Henry, National Geographic

This aptly named carpet sea anemone has completely covered underlying coral with a vibrant green shag. Anemones like this one living in sun-drenched waters often host green algae. By providing the plant with a safe pasture, the anemone benefits from the by-products of algae photosynthesis—sugar and oxygen.

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