The occurrence of the anemone Peachia parasitica as a symbiont in the scyphozoan Cyanea capillata in the lower Chesapeake Bay

John J. McDermott, Paul L. Zubkoff, Alan L. Lin

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Juveniles of the burrowing anemone Peachia parasitica, living on the scyphozoan Cyanea capillata, were obtained from Virginia, thus extending the southern limit for this species. Anemones were easily maintained in the laboratory; one lived for over four years. The feeding behavior is described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)319-321
Number of pages3
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 1982


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Aquatic Science
  • Environmental Science(all)

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