BIOTIC Species Information for Actinauge richardi
Researched byCharlotte Marshall Data supplied byMarLIN
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Scientific nameActinauge richardi Common nameA sea anemone
MCS CodeD739 Recent SynonymsNot researched

PhylumCnidaria Subphylum
SuperclassAnthozoa ClassHexacorallia
Subclass OrderActinaria
SuborderNynantheae FamilyHormathiidae
GenusActinauge Speciesrichardi

Additional InformationUp to 12 cm tall and 8 cm in diameter when fully expanded (Manuel, 1988). Actinauge richardi stabilizes itself by invaginating its column to enclose a ball of sediment at its base although it is also capable of normal attachment on stones or shells (Manuel, 1988).
Taxonomy References Manuel, 1988,
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