All about the starlet sea anemone

Nematostella vectensis, also called the starlet sea anemone (Cnidaria, anthozoa) lives in estuarine environments like salt marshes or brackish water pools from the Northern Atlantic Ocean. Since the 90s, this marine invertebrate has been adopted by researchers around the world to study its ecology,  stress response, embryonic development or extreme regenerative capacity. 


Nematostella Central provides an overview of general information about the this research model, its embryonic development and whole body regenerative capacities, laboratories that use Nematostella for their research projects as well as links to existing ressources.