http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8YTqci0-9No (0:54- 1:07)

Venus Fly Trap Sea Anemone (Actinoscyphia saginata)

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Taxonomy:
Domain: Eukarya
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class:Anthozoa
Order: Actiniaria
Family: Actinoscyphiidae
Genus: Actinoscyphia
Species: A. saginata

Habitiat: The Venus Fly Trap sea anemone is found in warm waters. The Gulf of Mexico, off the coast of China,
and the Mediterranean sea are among the top places where this sea anemone is found. It lives at depths from 751- 2,177
meters below the surface of the ocean.

Name: Its name is the combination of the carnivorous land plant the venus fly trap and the sea anemone.
This is because it closely resembles the way a Venus Fly Trap.

Means of Nutrition: It mounts to just about any stationary surface from rocks, the ocean floor, and shipwrecks to even
living things such as coral or tube worm tubes. It patiently waits for animals to get close to its mouth so it can engulf its prey into its mouth.