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Maldives Anemone Fish

A large anemone which is turned inside out. the purple colour is usually the bit which is face down on the rock, leaving the stinging testicles on the outside. all the Anemone fish didn't really have anywhere to go so where just swimming around the outside of it.


Anemones are seen all over the reef in the Maldives, giving home to a lot of Anemone fish. They have a mix of colours on the underside, from green, to white, and then to purple as shown above.


The anemone shown here was very large, giving a home to around 7 fish.


This photograph was taken in the Maldives 2010, whilst on holiday to Olhuveli.

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Taken on September 6, 2010