Population ecology of the intertidal anemone Actinia tenebrosa Farquhar (Cnidaria: Anthozoa)
Degree GrantorUniversity of Canterbury
Degree NameDoctor of Philosophy
The population ecology of the intertidal anemone Actinia tenebrosa Farquhar, 1898, was studied at Kaikoura, New Zealand, from 1972 to 1976 inclusive. Chapters in this thesis discuss geographical distribution of the species, synonymy, reproduction, pedal locomotion, intraspecific aggression, population dynamics and longevity.