Anthozoa | Alcyonacea
Lamb, A., D. Gibbs and C. Gibbs. 2011. (Ref. 93817)
Size / Weight / Age
Max length : 25.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. 865)
Benthic; depth range 0 - 24 m (Ref. 865)
Climate / Range
Northeast Pacific: Alaska to USA.
It is found on rocks in subtidal depths (Ref. 865). Members of the class Anthozoa are either gonochoric or hermaphroditic. Mature gametes are shed into the coelenteron and spawned through the mouth. Life cycle: The zygote develops into a planktonic planula larva. Metamorphosis begins with early morphogenesis of tentacles, septa and pharynx before larval settlement on the aboral end (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 114614)
CITES status (Ref. 94142)
Threat to humans
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