What is the phylum of the sea anemone?
The sea anemone is classified as a belonging in the phylum Cnidaria. They are further classified as members of the genus Actinia Fragacae,
Clownfish live in sea anemone because they are benefited by the sea anemone. The sea anemone are also benefited by this relationship. This is called mutualism. The clownfish are the only fish in the sea that are not stung by the sea anemone's long tentacles. Clownfish eat other fish leftover from the anemone. Anemone on the other hand are benefited because they get better water circulation from the anemone swimming around.
Sea anemone is a common name for animals included under class Anthozoa of phylum Coelenterata. Eg: Metridium, Pennatula - common name is Sea pen Gorgonia - common name is Sea fan Adamsia Fungia Below is the classification of Metridium senile Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Cnidaria Class: Anthozoa Order: Actiniaria Family: Metridiidae Genus: Metridium Species: senile