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Striated actinia

Actinia striata Rizzi


This acitinia is the same species as my previous spotting, but of an excessive size. The small Actinia striata foot is only 3 cm in diameter, but it is about 15 to 20 cm. The rest of the information is the same in both.


On the underside of a loose stone on the rocky bottom of the Mediterranean coast. Little hydrodynamism. Punta de La Raja (La Manga. Murcia).


Like other sea anemones, it is carnivorous, feeding on zooplankton which it catches with its tentacles, which thrust the prey into the mouth. It is a generally uncommon species. The sexes are separate and it is viviparous, with breeding probably taking place in summer

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1 Comment

Deny 9 months ago


eulalia rubio
Spotted by
eulalia rubio

La Manga, Región de Murcia, Spain

Spotted on Aug 18, 2020
Submitted on Aug 18, 2020

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