Simple sea anemones not so simple after all

April 23, 2019 - General

The tube-dwelling anemone is an ancient sea creature that resembles a prehistoric flower. The animals live slow, long and predictable lifestyles and look fairly similar from species to species. It’d be easy to use the word “simple” when considering this relative of coral and jellyfish. But wait – not so fast.

This Pachycerianthus magnus tube anemone has a surprisingly complex mitochondrial genome
[Credit: Sergio Stampar]New research…

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