Anthozoa | Alcyonacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Atlantic Ocean: USA, Canada and Germany.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
Attached species (Ref. 3123). This organism prey on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp, indicating its carnivorous feeding type (Ref. 87872). Sexes are separate but protogynous hermaphroditism also occurs (female gametes are matured before male elements in the same individual) (Ref. 87872).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Sexes are separate but protogynous hermaphroditism also occurs (female gametes are matured before male elements in the same individual) (Ref. 87872).
Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models