<p class="MsoNormal">The creatures that inhabit the world’s oceans run the full spectrum of colors—often in intricate patterns, advanced camouflage, and varying degrees of transparency.</p> <p class="MsoNormal">Here, a white sea anemone keeps company with a sea star in the waters off British Columbia. There are more than a thousand sea anemone species. The invertebrate takes its name from the equally flashy terrestrial anemone flower.</p>

White Anemone and Sea Star

The creatures that inhabit the world’s oceans run the full spectrum of colors—often in intricate patterns, advanced camouflage, and varying degrees of transparency.

Here, a white sea anemone keeps company with a sea star in the waters off British Columbia. There are more than a thousand sea anemone species. The invertebrate takes its name from the equally flashy terrestrial anemone flower.

Photograph by Jens Troeger, My Shot

Colorful Sea Creatures

See photos of colorful sea creatures (including sea stars, clownfish, nudibranchs, and more) in this ocean photo gallery from National Geographic.

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