Breaking up and getting together: evolution of symbiosis and cloning by fission in sea anemones (Genus Anthopleura).

Abstract

Clonal growth and symbiosis with photosynthetic zooxanthellae typify many genera of marine organisms, suggesting that these traits are usually conserved. However, some, such as Anthopleura, a genus of sea anemones, contain members lacking one or both of these traits. The evolutionary origins of these traits in 13 species of Anthopleura were inferred from a… (More)

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