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  • My Naked Soul

    Zebra-striped Gorgonian Wrapper, a type of colonial anemone by Nick Hobgood Linda Kay via Tiffany Jump Martin onto Aquariums & Fish Tanks

  • Suzanne Bär

    stunning sea creature

  • Elizabeth Guy

    Zebra-striped Gorgonian Wrapper (Nemanthus annamensis), a type of colonial anemone : photo by Nick Hobgood, 2005 @Sarina Wiltshire Martinez Did you know there were Zebra Anemone?? They must be rare or you'd already have one!

  • Me Judy Design

    ZEBRA-STRIPED GORGONIAN WRAPPER (Nemanthus annamensis) - sea life pattern & texture

  • Dandy Mariella

    A Zebra striped Gorgonian Wrapper (Nemanthus annamensis), a sea anemone

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