Diadumene lineata (Verrill, 1870)
Orangestriped green anemone
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Family:  Diadumenidae ()
Max. size:  3 cm H (male/unsexed)
Environment:  sessile; marine
Distribution:  Western Pacific.
Diagnosis:  Relatively small with tentacular crown up to 3.5 centimeters in diameter and 3 cm in height. Smooth green-gray or brown cylindrical column that may or may not have vertical orange or white stripes. 50 to 100 slender, tapering tentacles that are fully retractile, usually transparent, sometimes gray or light green flecked with white.
Biology:  Known from infralittoral zones (Ref. 85338). Solitary (Ref. 2377). Found on rock surfaces, attached to one spot but can glide over the substrate. Will feed on any animal it can catch and swallow (Ref. 125338).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 22.11.06
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 19.11.20

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