Starlet Sea Anemone

Nematostella vectensis Stephenson 1935

Nematostella vectensis (Starlet Sea Anemone) is a species of cnidarians in the family Edwardsiidae. They are listed as vulnerable by IUCN. They are native to Atlantic Ocean and Pacific Ocean. They are carnivores. Individuals can grow to 60 mm. They have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction.

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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 Starlet Sea Anemone. View this species on GBIF