Characters: Polyps are elongate, with an axial furrow extending almost to the polyp ends. Several mouths are arranged along the axial furrow but do not occur outside the furrow.
Colour: Pale brown.
Similar Species: Ctenactis echinata, which has a single mouth.
Habitat: Reef slopes protected from strong wave action and on sandy floored reef lagoons.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.