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Family: Actiniidae (See list of species below)

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95 species with fin ray counts including ? spines in dorsal and ? in anal fins (see list below)
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Actinia bermudensis
[maroon anemone]


Actinia cari
[anemone-girdles]


Actinia equina
[beadlet anemone]
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Actinia obtruncata
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Actinia striata
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Actinia tenebrosa
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Actinostella flosculifera
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Anemonia alicemartinae
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Anemonia melanaster
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Anemonia mutabilis
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Anemonia sargassensis
[sargassum anemone]


Anemonia sulcata
[snakelocks anemone]


Anemonia viridis
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Anthopleura anneae
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Anthopleura artemisia
[moonglow anemone]
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Anthopleura ballii
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Anthopleura dixoniana
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Anthopleura dowii
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Anthopleura elegantissima
[clonal anemone]
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Anthopleura handi
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Anthopleura hermaphroditica
[armed hermaphroditic anemone]


Anthopleura japonica
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Anthopleura krebsi
[rock anemone]
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Anthopleura kurogane
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Anthopleura michaelseni
[long-tentacled anemone]


Anthopleura midori
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Anthopleura nigrescens
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Anthopleura sola
[sun anemone]
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Anthopleura stellula
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Anthopleura thallia
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Anthopleura varioarmata
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Anthopleura xanthogrammica
[giant green anemone]
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Aulactinia capitata
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Aulactinia incubans
[incubating anemone]
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Aulactinia verrucosa
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Bolocera kerguelensis
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Bolocera tuediae
[deeplet sea anemone]
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Bunodactis hermaphoditica
[unarmed hermaphroditic anemone]
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Bunodactis octoradiata
[octamerous anemone]
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Bunodactis rubripunctata
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Bunodactis stella
[gem anemone]
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Bunodactis texaensis
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Bunodosoma caissarum
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Bunodosoma californica
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Bunodosoma capensis
[knobbly anemone]


Bunodosoma cavernata
[warty sea anemone]
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Bunodosoma grandis
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Bunodosoma granulifera
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Cnidopus japonicus
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Condylactis aurantiaca
[golden delicious anemone]
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Condylactis gigantea
[giant Caribbean anemone]


Cribrinopsis crassa
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Cribrinopsis fernaldi
[chevron-tentacle anemone]
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Cribrinopsis similis
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Cribrinopsis williamsi
[Williams anemone]


Dofleinia armata
[armed anemone]


Entacmaea quadricolor
[bulb-tentacle sea anemone]
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Epiactis adeliana
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Epiactis arctica
[Arctic brooding anemone]
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Epiactis fernaldi
[Fernald brooding anemone]
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Epiactis georgiana
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Epiactis lisbethae
[giant brooding anemone]
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Epiactis prolifera
[brooding anemone]
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Epiactis ritteri
[sandy anemone]
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Glyphoperidium bursa
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Gyractis sesere
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Isantheopsis rosea
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Isoaulactinia stelloides
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Isosicyonis alba
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Isotealia antarctica
[salmon anemone]
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Leipsiceras pollens
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Macrodactyla doreensis
[corkscrew tentacle sea anemone]
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Oulactis muscosa
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Paracondylactis hertwigi
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Paranemonia cinerea
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Paranemonia vouliagmeniensis
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Parantheopsis cruentata
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Parantheopsis ocellata
[star anemone]


Phlyctenactis tuberculosa
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Phlyctenanthus australis
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Phyllactis concinnata
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Phyllactis praetexta
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Phymactis clematis
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Phymactis papillosa
[blister anemone]
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Pseudactinia flagellifera
[false plum anemone]
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Pseudactinia varia
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Telactinia citrina
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Urticina columbiana
[crusty red anemone]
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Urticina coriacea
[leathery anemone]
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Urticina crassicornis
[mottled anemone]


Urticina felina
[painted anemone]
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Urticina lofotensis
[spotted red anemone]
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Urticina mcpeaki
[McPeak anemone]
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Urticina piscivora
[velvety red anemone]
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Urticinopsis antarctica
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95 Species of Family Actiniidae
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Sort by: Species Length
Scientific Name English Name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Actinia bermudensis maroon anemone To be filled.
Actinia cari anemone-girdles Endemic to the Mediterran 6 H
Actinia equina beadlet anemone Cosmopolitan. 8 H
Actinia obtruncata Northwest Atlantic
Actinia striata Atlantic and the Mediterr
Actinia tenebrosa Indo-West Pacific.
Actinostella flosculifera Western Central Atlantic
Anemonia alicemartinae Southeast Pacific
Anemonia melanaster Atlantic and the Mediterr
Anemonia mutabilis Southeast Pacific
Anemonia sargassensis sargassum anemone Western Atlantic
Anemonia sulcata snakelocks anemone Mediterranean.
Anemonia viridis Northeast Atlantic and th
Anthopleura anneae Southeast Atlantic, South
Anthopleura artemisia moonglow anemone Eastern Pacific 7.5 WD
Anthopleura ballii Atlantic and the Mediterr
Anthopleura dixoniana Northwest Pacific, Wester
Anthopleura dowii Eastern Central Pacific.
Anthopleura elegantissima clonal anemone Eastern Pacific 8 WD
Anthopleura handi Eastern Indian Ocean, Wes
Anthopleura hermaphroditica armed hermaphroditic anemone Southeast Pacific
Anthopleura japonica Northwest Pacific.
Anthopleura krebsi rock anemone Western Atlantic
Anthopleura kurogane Eastern Central Pacific,
Anthopleura michaelseni long-tentacled anemone Southeast Atlantic, Weste
Anthopleura midori Northwest Pacific, Wester
Anthopleura nigrescens Eastern Central Pacific.
Anthopleura sola sun anemone Eastern Pacific 6 WD
Anthopleura stellula Western Indian Ocean.
Anthopleura thallia Atlantic and the Mediterr
Anthopleura varioarmata Western Atlantic
Anthopleura xanthogrammica giant green anemone Eastern Pacific 30 H
Aulactinia capitata Western Atlantic
Aulactinia incubans incubating anemone Eastern Pacific
Aulactinia verrucosa Atlantic and the Mediterr
Bolocera kerguelensis Antarctic
Bolocera tuediae deeplet sea anemone Atlantic
Bunodactis hermaphoditica unarmed hermaphroditic anemone Southeast Pacific
Bunodactis octoradiata octamerous anemone Southwest Atlantic and So
Bunodactis rubripunctata Atlantic and the Mediterr
Bunodactis stella gem anemone Atlantic Ocean
Bunodactis texaensis Western Atlantic
Bunodosoma caissarum Southwest Atlantic.
Bunodosoma californica Eastern Central Pacific.
Bunodosoma capensis knobbly anemone Southeast Atlantic, South
Bunodosoma cavernata warty sea anemone Western Atlantic
Bunodosoma grandis Eastern Central Pacific,
Bunodosoma granulifera Western Atlantic
Cnidopus japonicus Northwest Pacific.
Condylactis aurantiaca golden delicious anemone Endemic to the Mediterran 12
Condylactis gigantea giant Caribbean anemone Western Atlantic.
Cribrinopsis crassa Endemic to the Mediterran 5 TL
Cribrinopsis fernaldi chevron-tentacle anemone Eastern Pacific 25 H
Cribrinopsis similis Northeast Atlantic, North
Cribrinopsis williamsi Williams anemone Eastern Pacific
Dofleinia armata armed anemone Western Central Pacific
Entacmaea quadricolor bulb-tentacle sea anemone Indo-Pacific 40 WD
Epiactis adeliana Antarctic
Epiactis arctica Arctic brooding anemone Northwest Atlantic and Ar
Epiactis fernaldi Fernald brooding anemone Eastern Pacific
Epiactis georgiana Antarctic Pacific
Epiactis lisbethae giant brooding anemone Eastern Pacific
Epiactis prolifera brooding anemone Eastern Pacific 5 WD
Epiactis ritteri sandy anemone Eastern Pacific
Glyphoperidium bursa Antarctic
Gyractis sesere Southeast Pacific
Isantheopsis rosea Antarctic Indian Ocean
Isoaulactinia stelloides Northwest Pacific, Wester
Isosicyonis alba Southeast Pacific, Southw
Isotealia antarctica salmon anemone Southwest Atlantic, South
Leipsiceras pollens Western Atlantic
Macrodactyla doreensis corkscrew tentacle sea anemone Northwest Pacific, Wester
Oulactis muscosa Eastern Indian Ocean, Sou
Paracondylactis hertwigi Northwest Pacific, Southw
Paranemonia cinerea Endemic to the Mediterran
Paranemonia vouliagmeniensis Endemic to the Mediterran
Parantheopsis cruentata Antarctic Indian Ocean
Parantheopsis ocellata star anemone Southeast Pacific
Phlyctenactis tuberculosa Indo-Pacific.
Phlyctenanthus australis Eastern Indian Ocean, Sou
Phyllactis concinnata Southeast Pacific.
Phyllactis praetexta Southwest Atlantic, Weste
Phymactis clematis Eastern Pacific.
Phymactis papillosa blister anemone Eastern Pacific
Pseudactinia flagellifera false plum anemone Northeast Atlantic, South
Pseudactinia varia Southeast Atlantic.
Telactinia citrina Northwest Pacific, Wester
Urticina columbiana crusty red anemone Eastern Pacific 35 WD
Urticina coriacea leathery anemone Eastern Pacific 15 WD
Urticina crassicornis mottled anemone Northwest Atlantic, Pacif 20 WD
Urticina felina painted anemone Atlantic Ocean.
Urticina lofotensis spotted red anemone Eastern Pacific 10 WD
Urticina mcpeaki McPeak anemone Eastern Pacific 7.5 WD
Urticina piscivora velvety red anemone Eastern Pacific 20 WD
Urticinopsis antarctica Antarctic Pacific



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