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Chironephthya caribaea

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Chironephthya caribaea (Deichmann, 1936

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Courtesy of the author Dr. Yukimitsu Imahara. Wakayama Laboratory, Biological Institute on Kuroshio, Japan Image detail


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lexID:
11450 
AphiaID:
418846 
Scientific:
Chironephthya caribaea 
German:
Weichkoralle 
English:
Soft Coral 
Category:
Blødkoraller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Nidaliidae (Family) > Chironephthya (Genus) > caribaea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Deichmann, ), 1936 
Occurrence:
Admiralty Islands, Indiske ocean, Japan, Okinawa , Papua NeuGuinea , Vestlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
0 - 14 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
Foder specialist, fytoplankton, Plankton 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-03-15 12:49:42 

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Chironephthya caribaea (Deichmann, 1936)

Many Thank to Dr. Yukimitsu Imahara for permission to Use the Pciture.

Chironephthya: Polyps scattered on trunk and main branches as well as at ends of terminal branchlets. Later, Fabricius & Alderslade
(2001) redefined the major distinctive traits of both genera as follows.

Siphonogorgia: Polyps may occur on most of the branches, or they may be restricted to just the terminal branchlets, which can be lobe like. Calyces low.
Chironephthya: Polyps are generally found only on the terminal and near terminal branchlets, though in some species they can be found
on the main branches, and occasionally on the upper stem. Calyces prominent, shelf like.

Imahara et al.: List and 4 newly recorded species of soft corals from the Ryukyus
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