Anthozoa | Alcyonacea
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Sessile; depth range 15 - 35 m (Ref. 87801). Temperate; 48°S - 51°S (Ref. 87801)
Southeast Pacific: Possibly endemic to Chile.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
This species is found on steep or vertical rocky areas with biogenic substrates such as dead gorgonians or polychaete tubes at depths of 15 to 35 m. They are also seen in areas with moderate to strong currents and relatively low sedimentation (Ref. 87801).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
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.
Häussermann, V. and G. Försterra. 2009. (Ref. 87801)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 127697)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8.7 - 12.2, mean 10.9 (based on 16 cells).