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Actinia which is rarely seen alone, as it is always associated with large hermit crabs with which it forms close symbiotic relationships. Consists of a robust column with around 700 retractile tentacles at the top end. Brownish color with yellowish-white tentacles. Lives on hermit-crab shells. Maximum size up to 8 centimetres diameter.

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