Actinoscyphia aurelia (Stephenson, 1918)
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Family:  Actinoscyphiidae ()
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Environment:  demersal; marine
Distribution:  Eastern Central Atlantic, Northeast Atlantic.
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Biology:  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: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. (120744)
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Entered by: Bailly, Nicolas - 11.12.05
Modified by: Conejar - Espedido, Jeniffer - 02.07.15

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