These jewel anemones live in the beautiful HMNZS Canterbury wreck, in the Bay of Islands, New Zealand.


They spawn once a year, releasing their eggs. They could have up to one hundred tentacles on the top, each of them terminated on a small sphere as a tip.

Dive technicalities:

Dive site: HMNZS Canterbury, Northland, New Zealand

Dive time: 53 minutes

Maximum depth: 29.3 meters

Average depth: 21 meters

Water temperature: 20 degrees C

Gas: Nitrox 31.7%