Henactis seepala

Author: Rodriguez, 2012


General: Small dark-orange anemone (description is from a specimen attached to a Neptunea snail). When open, this species may look like the anemone seen in the background of the image.

Geographic Information

Ocean range (global): Mendocino Ridge, northeast Pacific.

Habitat description: Cold seep.

Additional Information


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Rodríguez, E. (2012). First endomyarian sea anemone (Cnidaria, Actiniaria) putatively from chemosynthetic environments: a new deep-sea genus and species from the North Pacific. Marine Biology Research, 8: 791-801. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17451000.2012.692162

Citation: Henactis seepala (Rodriguez, 2012) Deep-Sea Guide (DSG) at http://dsg/mbari.org/dsg/view/concept/Henactis%20seepala. Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI). Consulted on 2022-08-19.
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