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Habitat: Seafloor

Pom-pom anemone

The pom-pom anemone rolls along the seafloor with ocean currents until it finds the perfect spot to spread its tuft of tentacles.

Mushroom soft coral

animal Type Maximum Size 15 cm (6 inches) across Depth 200–1,200 m (660–3,900 feet) Habitat Seafloor seamounts, submarine canyons, and rocky outcroppings Diet Plankton and small crustaceans Range Northeastern Pacific Ocean from California to Mexico About This coral is one of the nicest neighbors you could hope for. The mushroom soft coral (Heteropolypus ritteri) …

Flapjack octopus

The adorable flapjack octopus sits on the seafloor like a flat, fluffy pancake.

California sun star

A California sun star has a voracious appetite and it’s not picky about its next meal.