Stunning Underwater Plants and Sea Life on the Ocean Floor

Giant Plumose Anemone

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With nearly 1,000 different kinds of sea anemone in the ocean, these creatures are responsible for some of the most stunning colors and shapes you'll find underwater.

This species, the giant plumose anemone, can grow as high as three feet tall and thrives in cold water from Alaska to San Diego, reports Animal World. And while the soft pouf at the top looks like a nice place for a fish nap, those tentacles are the plumose's primary tool for stinging and catching prey.

Photo via Animal World