Mesacmaea mitchelli

Range & Status

A relatively rare anemone found burrowing in sand, gravel and mud. Recorded from just a few locations in British waters. Recent records include those from north-west and southwest Wales, the Isle of Man, western Ireland and North Devon (Lundy). There are six older records (pre-1906 to 1935) for Cornwall mostly from ' Rame mud' and the ' Eddystone grounds' .