n African Zoology - First record and redescription of the introduced sea anemone (Holdsworth, 1855) (Cnidaria : Actiniaria : Sagartiidae) from South Africa - : short communication

Volume 39, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1562-7020
  • E-ISSN: 2224-073X
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The brooding sea anemone <I>Sagartia ornata&lt;/I&gt; is reported from South Africa for the first time and is redescribed. The species is abundant intertidally in Langebaan Lagoon, where it attaches to stones shallowly buried in sediment. It is probably a recent introduction from Europe.

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