A cerianthid tube anemone in its flexible, felt-like tube at 1,510 meters depth in an unnamed canyon east of Veatch Canyon. The tube may be buried more than a half meter into the soft sediment. Tube anemones have two rings of tentacles: the long ones around the margin, and inside of those, shorter ones directly around the mouth.

A cerianthid tube anemone in its flexible, felt-like tube at 1,510 meters depth in an unnamed canyon east of Veatch Canyon. The tube may be buried more than a half meter into the soft sediment. Tube anemones have two rings of tentacles: the long ones around the margin, and inside of those, shorter ones directly around the mouth. Image courtesy of NOAA Okeanos Explorer Program, Our Deepwater Backyard: Exploring Atlantic Canyons and Seamounts.

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