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Aiptasia couchii Gosse

100857  (

marine, terrestrial
Not documented
Rodríguez, E.; Fautin, D; Daly, M. (2024). World List of Actiniaria. Aiptasia couchii Gosse. Accessed through: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024) European Register of Marine Species at: on 2024-02-28
Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvanitidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2024). European Register of Marine Species. Aiptasia couchii Gosse. Accessed at: on 2024-02-28
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context source (Hexacorallia) Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in RoR[details]   

basis of record van der Land, J.; den Hartog, J.H. (2001). Actiniaria, <B><I>in</I></B>: Costello, M.J. <i>et al.</i> (Ed.) (2001). <i>European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels,</i> 50: pp. 106-109 (look up in RoR[details]   

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additional source Gosse, P.H., 1860. Actinologia Britannica. A history of the British sea-anemones and corals. London: Van Voorst : pp. i-xl, 1-362.
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additional source Stephens, J. (1905). A list of Irish Coelenterata, including the Ctenophora. <em>Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy.</em> 25: 25-92.
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additional source Manuel RL. (1979) Some new records of Anthozoa from British waters. J. mar. biol. Ass. U.K. 59:393-397
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additional source Stephenson, T. A. (1935). The British Sea Anemones. Volume II. <em>The Ray Society. London.</em> pp. 426.
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additional source Johnson, J. Y. (1861). Notes on the sea-anemones of Madeira, with descriptions of new species. <em>Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London.</em> 298-306., available online at
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additional source Hand, C. (1961). Two new acontiate New Zealand sea anemones. <em>Trans. Soc. New Zealand. Zool.</em> 1(4): 75-89.
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additional source Carlgren, O. (1949). A survey of the Ptychodactiaria, Corallimorpharia and Actiniaria. <em>Kungliga Svenska Vet- enskapsakadamiens Handlingar.</em> 1: 1–121.
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additional source Haeckel, E. (1876). Arabische Korallen. Ein Ausflug nach den Korallenbänken des Rothen Meeres und ein Blick in das Leben der Korallenthiere Reimer, Berlin. 48 pp. 6 pls. , available online at
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additional source Stephenson, T. A. (1920). On the classification of Actiniaria. Part I. -- Forms with acontia and forms with a mesogloeal sphincter. <em>Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science.</em> 64, 2, (256): 425-574., available online at
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additional source Pax F. (1908). Die Aktinienfauna Westafrikas. <em>Denkschrift. medizin. naturwiss. Gesellschaft Jena.</em> 13: 463-504.
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additional source May, Walther. (1912). Gomera, die Waldinsel der Kanaren. Reisetagebuch eines Zoologen. <em>Verhandlungen des Naturwissenschaftlichen Vereins in Karlsruhe.</em> 24: 50-272., available online at
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additional source Watzl, O. (1922). Die Aktiniarien der Bahamainseln. <em>Arkiv för Zoologi.</em> 14(24): 1-89.
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additional source Manuel, R. L. (1977). A redescription of Edwardsia beautempsi and E. timida (Actiniaria: Edwardsidae). Cahiers de Biologie Marine, 18, 483-497
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additional source Fischer, P. (1874). Recherches sur les actinies des cotes [sic] océaniques de France. Nouvelles Archives du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris, 10, 193-244
page(s): 206 [details]   

additional source Stephenson, T. A. (1929). On methods of reproduction as specific characters. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 16(1): 131-172
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additional source Mathew, K. (1979). Studies on the biology of a sea anemone, Anthopleura nigrescens (Verrill) from the south west coast of India. Bulletin of the Department of Marine Sciences, University of Cochin, 10, 75-158
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additional source Gravier, C. (1922). Hexactinidés provenant des campagnes des yachts Hirondelle I et II et Princesse-Alice I et II (1888-1913). Imprimerie de Monaco. Monaco., volume 63, pp. 104
page(s): 18 [details]   

additional source Haddon, A. C. (1898). The Actiniaria of Torres Straits. Scientific Transactions of the Royal Dublin Society, 6, 2, 393-520
page(s): 448 [details]   

additional source Pax, F. (1912). Les actinies de la côte du Pérou. Gauthier-Villars, Imprimeur-Libraire. Paris., volume 9, pp. 28-01
page(s): 18 [details]   

additional source Pax, F.; Müller, I. (1955). Gli Antozoi del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste Parte I: Antipatharia, Ceriantharia, Zoantharia, Actiniaria, Alcyonaria, e Pennatularia. Atti del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Trieste, 20(7-8): 103-129
page(s): 119-120 [details]   

additional source Pax, F.; Müller, I. (1962). Die Anthozoenfauna der Adria / Fauna antozoa Jadrana. Fauna et Flora Adriatica, 3, 1-343
page(s): 187-188 [details]   

additional source Stephenson, T. A. (1928). The British Sea Anemones. Volume I. The Ray Society. London., volume 1, pp. 148.
page(s): 110 [details]   

additional source Schmidt, H. (1970). Anthopleura stellula (Actiniaria, Actiniidae) and its reproduction by transverse fission. Marine Biology, 5, 245-255
page(s): 251 [details]   

additional source Hand, C. H.; Uhlinger, K. R. (1995). Asexual reproduction by transverse fission and some anomalies in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis. Invertebrate Biology, 114(1): 9-18
page(s): 9 [details]   

additional source Pax, F. (1909). Aktinienstudien. I. Polyparium ambulans. II. Aktinien von Gomera. III. Bolocera norvegica, eine neue Aktinie von der Westküste Norwegens. Jenaische Zeitschrift für Naturwissenschaft, 45, 325-344
page(s): 337-338 [details]   

additional source Pax, F. (1910). Diagnosen neuer westindischer Actinien. Zoologischer Anzeiger, 36(8-9): 176-179
page(s): 178 [details]   

additional source Stephenson, T. A. (1929). On the nematocysts of sea anemones. Journal of the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom, 16(1): 173-201
page(s): 187 [details]   

additional source Andrews, W. (1872). On the inhabitants of the rock-pools and caves of Dingle Bay. Proceedings of the Natural History Society of Dublin, 6, 1, 16-19
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additional source Fautin, Daphne G. (2013). Hexacorallians of the World. (look up in RoR[details]   
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