low intertidal-shallow sublittoral rocky coast
dioecious and oviparous.
These anemones are solitary, lack a medusa stage, and are sessile.
This species is carnivorous, using nematocysts to paralize prey. They feed on relatively large organisms.
Neptunea pribiloffenses, a snail, lay eggs by Tealia crassicornis because the anemones eat sea urchins that prey on the snails' eggs
Maija K. Schommer (author), University of Michigan-Ann Arbor.
body of water between the southern ocean (above 60 degrees south latitude), Australia, Asia, and the western hemisphere. This is the world's largest ocean, covering about 28% of the world's surface.
the nearshore aquatic habitats near a coast, or shoreline.
animals which must use heat acquired from the environment and behavioral adaptations to regulate body temperature
the area in which the animal is naturally found, the region in which it is endemic.
a form of body symmetry in which the parts of an animal are arranged concentrically around a central oral/aboral axis and more than one imaginary plane through this axis results in halves that are mirror-images of each other. Examples are cnidarians (Phylum Cnidaria, jellyfish, anemones, and corals).
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