Anthozoa | Actiniaria
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. )
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.
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).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Capable of both asexual reproduction, through longitudinal fission, and sexual reproduction through release of gametes by both sexes followed by external fertilization and embryonic development (Ref. 3248).
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. 124695)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models
): 8 - 21.9, mean 12.1 (based on 886 cells).
Low vulnerability (10 of 100)