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Halcampidae

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Halcampidae is a family of sea anemones.[1] Members of this family usually live with their column buried in sand or other soft substrates.

Genera

Genera in the family include:

Characteristics

Species of Halcampidae mostly have elongated columns which are sometimes differentiated into different regions. The base is usually rounded but in some species it is flattened. There is no sphincter. There are up to forty tentacles, all of equal length. There are up to twenty pairs of perfect mesenteries (internal partitions) with strong retractors. There are one or two siphonoglyphs (ciliated grooves).[2][3]

References

  1. ^ http://marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=100667 accessed 22 February 2011
  2. ^ Halcampoididae Tree of Life Web Project. Retrieved 2011-10-08.
  3. ^ Family Halcampoididae Marine Species Identification Portal. Retrieved 2011-10-08.
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Halcampidae: Brief Summary

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Halcampidae is a family of sea anemones. Members of this family usually live with their column buried in sand or other soft substrates.

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