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Diadumene lineata
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Diadumene lineata
Taxonomic Group: Cnidarians-Anthozoans
Common name: ORANGE-STRIPED ANEMONE

Overview:

Diadumene lineata is commonly known as the Orange-Striped Anemone.  It is believed to be native to the Northwest Pacific including Japan and Hong Kong. It has successfully invaded coastal waters in many regions around the world, including Europe, the Mediterranean Sea, the Black Sea, the Canary Islands, Malaysia, New Zealand, Hawaii, Argentina and the East, Gulf and West Coasts of North America. It is known mostly from estuaries and sheltered waters, where it grows on oysters, rocks, seaweeds, pilings, and floats. No economic or ecological impacts have been reported for this species.

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Citation:

Fofonoff PW, Ruiz GM, Steves B, Simkanin C, & Carlton JT (2018)
National Exotic Marine and Estuarine Species Information System.
http://invasions.si.edu/nemesis/.
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