Hydractinia symbiolongicarpus Buss & Yund, 1989
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Family:  Hydractiniidae ()
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Environment:  sessile; marine
Distribution:  Western Atlantic: USA and Canada.
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Biology:  Members of the order Anthoathecata are mostly colonial A-form hydroids. Life cycle: The zygote develops into planula inside the gonophore and is later released as an actinula which metamorphoses into polyp stage (Ref. 833).
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans:  harmless
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Entered by: Dar, Christine - 19.10.06
Modified by: Goemans, Bob - 06.07.16

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