Alicia mirabilis

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Alicia mirabilis
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Alicia mirabilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Anthozoa
Order: Actiniaria
Family: Aliciidae
Genus: Alicia
Species: A. mirabilis
Binomial name
Alicia mirabilis
Johnson, 1861

Alicia mirabilis (commonly known as Berried Anemone)[1] is a sea anemone species in the genus Alicia which changes shape as night falls expanding its column and tentacles to catch its food. It can be found in such countries as Azores, Portugal, Spain and such seas as Mediterranean and Red Seas.[2]


  1. ^ "Berried Anemone". Archipelago Wildlife Library. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ Jacob van der Land (2013). "Alicia mirabilis". World Register of Marine Species. Retrieved July 18, 2013. 

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