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Brown Sea Anemone

Metridium senile (Linnaeus 1761)

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Metridium senile (Brown Sea Anemone) is a species of cnidarians in the family Metridiidae. They are surficial modifiers. They are solitary carnivores. Individuals can grow to 500 mm. They have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction. They are facultatively mobile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of brown sea anemone. View this species on GBIF