Anthozoa | Actiniaria
Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range
Benthic; depth range 14 - 2047 m (Ref. 119523). Temperate; 79°N - 33°N, 79°W - 171°E
Atlantic Ocean and the Arctic. Subtropical to polar.
Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age
Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm
This species is found in sandy, muddy or rocky habitats, attached to hard parts or products of other organisms from the shelf to abyssal areas. They are carnivorous and feed on sea urchins, gastropods, bivalves, or crustaceans that crawl or swim into their grasp (Ref. 87872). Solitary (Ref. 2377). Reproduce asexually through longitudinal fission and sexually (protandric hermaphrodites) (Ref. 87872).
Life cycle and mating behavior
Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae
Reproduce asexually through longitudinal fission and sexually (protandric hermaphrodites) (Ref. 87872).
Cairns, S.D., D.R. Calder, A. Brinckmann-Voss, C.B. Castro, D.G. Fautin, P.R. Pugh, C.E. Mills, W.C. Jaap, M.N. Arai, S.H.D. Haddock and D.M. Opresko. 2003. (Ref. 1663)
IUCN Red List Status (Ref. 120744)
CITES status (Ref. 108899)
Threat to humans
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Estimates of some properties based on models