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victorian glass model of sea creature: sea anenomies fighting

Sea anenomies displaying a territorial dispute.

Here S. troglodytes fires stinging cells at A. mesembryanthemum who has ventured too close. This behaviour was observed first hand in the aquaria at the Blaschka's home. Base: 180x110mm. Height: 80mm.

 

Anemonïau môr yn ffraeo dros diriogaeth.

Yma, mae S. troglodytes yn tanio celloedd pigo at A. mesembryanthemum sydd wedi mentro’n rhy agos. Gwelwyd hyn yn digwydd go iawn yn yr acwaria yng nghartref y teulu Blaschka. Gwaelod: 180x110mm. Uchder: 80mm.

 

Read all about this remarkable museum collection on Rhagor, the collections based website from Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales.

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Taken sometime in 1870