There are many, diverse Sea Anemones and Corals in UK and Irish waters. Sea Anemones vary dramatically in form, colour and in size, ranging from just a few mm up to 30cm+ in height when fully grown. There are hard corals too, in these temperate seas, but none are shallow water reef builders.

Species on this page:

Devonshire Cup Coral (Caryophyllia smithii), Yellow Trumpet Anemone (Parazoanthus axinellae), Swimming Anemone (Stomphia coccinea), Fried-egg Anemone (Actinothoe sphyrodeta), Fireworks Anemone (Pachyceriathus multiplicatus), Dahlia Anemone (Urticina felina), Sandy Creeplet (Epizoanthus couchii), Burrowing anemone (Cerianthus lloydii), Sea Loch Anemone (Protanthea simplex), Beadlet anemone (Actinia equina), White Cluster Anemone (Parazoanthus anguicomus), Ginger Tiny or Peppercorn Anemone (Isozoanthus sulcatus), Worm Anemone (Edwardsiella carnea), Plumose Anemone (Metridium senile), Gonactinia prolifera, Hormathia cornata,