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Tubipora sp.

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Tubipora sp.
Funddaten: Ägypten, Rotes Meer, El Quesir, Utopia Hausriff, 23.04.2019
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lexID:
12111 
Scientific:
Tubipora sp. 
German:
Orgelkoralle 
English:
pipe-organ corals 
Category:
Rør koraller 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Tubiporidae (Family) > Tubipora (Genus) > sp. (Species) 
Occurrence:
Rødehavet, Ækvator 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Temperature:
°C - 26°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, azooxanthellat, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-05-15 20:23:28 

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Tubipora sp.

The Organ Pipe Coral is a species of octocoral and produce an aragonite skeleton.The thin pipes (tubes) only a couple of millimeters in diameter which are cross-linked by horizontal plates. This parallel arrangement of tiny tubes is the source of the common name for this coral. Polyps are small and dainty.

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  1. Wikipedia (de)
  2. WoRMS (en)

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