Fautin, Daphne G. Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
Last reviewed:August 2019
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An order of the class Anthozoa, commonly known as the sea anemones. Actiniaria contains approximately 1100 species. They are strictly marine, occurring from northern to southern polar latitudes and inhabiting regions that range from the intertidal zone to the deepest trenches. All are solitary (they may form clones, but not colonies).
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