Calliactis parasitica   (Couch, 1844)


Native range | All suitable habitat | Year 2100
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Classification
Anthozoa | Actiniaria | Hormathiidae
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Main reference
Vacelet, J. 1987. (Ref. 363)
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Environment
Demersal

Climate / Range
Subtropical

Distribution
Atlantic and the Mediterranean.
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Short description
Column Size: 8 to 10 cm in height. Column: robust and cylindrical. Color: whitish or yellowish, with a dozen broad longitudinal brown scratches. Tentacles: 3 cm long; yellow gray, slightly transparent; they are numerous. Aconties: long irritant purple filaments; projected with each shock or contact (Ref. 363).

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Column Size: 8 to 10 cm in height. Fishing is done artisanalement, with the dredger. Consumed primarily in Sicily. The species meets on all the Mediterranean circumference between a few meters and a hundred meters, on sandy-muddy or detrital substrates (Ref. 363). Known from infra- and circalittoral as well as bathyal zones (Ref. 85338). Solitary (Ref. 2377).

IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 96402)

CITES status (Ref. 94142)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans




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Mass conversion

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Price category (Ref. 80766)
Unknown