Diadumene lineata   (Verrill, 1870)

Orangestriped green anemone

Native range | All suitable habitat | Point map | Year 2050
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Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL | ITIS | WoRMS

Anthozoa | Actiniaria | Diadumenidae

Environment: milieu / climate zone / depth range / distribution range Ecology

Sessile.  Subtropical

Distribution Countries | FAO areas | Ecosystems | Occurrences | Introductions

Western Pacific.

Length at first maturity / Size / Weight / Age

Maturity: Lm ?  range ? - ? cm Max length : 3.0 cm H male/unsexed; (Ref. )

Short description Morphology

Relatively small with tentacular crown up to 3.5 centimeters in diameter and 3 cm in height. Smooth green-gray or brown cylindrical column that may or may not have vertical orange or white stripes. 50 to 100 slender, tapering tentacles that are fully retractile, usually transparent, sometimes gray or light green flecked with white.

Biology     Glossary (e.g. epibenthic)

Known from infralittoral zones (Ref. 85338). Solitary (Ref. 2377). Found on rock surfaces, attached to one spot but can glide over the substrate. Will feed on any animal it can catch and swallow (Ref. 125338).

Life cycle and mating behavior Maturity | Reproduction | Spawning | Eggs | Fecundity | Larvae

Capable of both asexual reproduction, through longitudinal fission, and sexual reproduction through release of gametes by both sexes followed by external fertilization and embryonic development (Ref. 3248).

Main reference References | Coordinator | Collaborators

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. 130435)

CITES status (Ref. 108899)

Not Evaluated

CMS (Ref. 116361)

Not Evaluated

Threat to humans


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Common names
Egg development
Mass conversion

Internet sources

BHL | BOLD Systems | CISTI | DiscoverLife | FAO(Publication : search) | Fishipedia | GenBank (genome, nucleotide) | GloBI | Gomexsi | Google Books | Google Scholar | Google | PubMed | Hexacorallians of the World | Tree of Life | Wikipedia (Go, Search) | Zoological Record

Estimates based on models

Preferred temperature (Ref. 115969): 8 - 21.9, mean 12.1 (based on 886 cells).
Vulnerability (Ref. 71543): Low vulnerability (10 of 100).
Price category (Ref. 80766): Unknown.