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Epizoanthus oliveri   Stuckey, 1914

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Classification Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Zoanthidea | Epizoanthidae

Main reference References | Biblio | Coordinator | Collaborators

Bisby, F.A., M.A. Ruggiero, K.L. Wilson, M. Cachuela-Palacio, S.W. Kimani, Y.R. Roskov, A. Soulier-Perkins and J. van Hertum. 2005. (Ref. 19)

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Environment

Sessile

Climate / Range

Temperate

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Southwest Pacific: Kermadec Islands.

Short description

Closely set polyps on encrusting coenenchyme. Body-wall is thin, the greater part is occupied by the mesogloea with strands across the ectoderm. Ectoderm may be obliterated by a mass of sandy encrustation. Mesogloea with cell-islets and lacunae, but encircling sinus is absent. Very short imperfect mesenteries (Ref. 89044).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Occurs in rock-pools between tide-marks (Ref. 89044). 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)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans

Human uses


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Estimation of some characteristics with mathematical models

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