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Pennatulacea (Sea Pens) is an order of cnidarians. There are 229 species of Sea Pens, in 36 genera and 14 families. This order has been around since the maastrichtian age. It includes groups like Umbellulidae, Anthoptilidae, and Echinoptilidae. They have asexual reproduction and sexual reproduction. They are sessile animals.

  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of sea pens. View this species on GBIF
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Sea Pen Habitats

The environments in which many sea pens species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea pens species checklist.

sea pens Habitats

The environments in which many sea pens species are known to live. Select an environment to see its sea pens species checklist.