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Ctenactis crassa

Ctenactis crassais commonly referred to as Mushroom coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1287 
AphiaID:
288875 
Scientific:
Ctenactis crassa 
German:
Pilzkoralle 
English:
Mushroom Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Ctenactis (Genus) > crassa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Sea depth:
0 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-04 10:28:21 

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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.

Habitat: Reef slopes protected from strong wave action and on sandy floored reef lagoons.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Ctenactis echinata

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Hoeksema (1989). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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