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Melithaea ochracea


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lexID:
5593 
AphiaID:
288139 
Scientific:
Melithaea ochracea 
German:
Knotenfächer 
English:
Knotted Fan Coral, 
Category:
Gorgonier 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Melithaeidae (Family) > Melithaea (Genus) > ochracea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Indo Stillehavet, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Singapore 
Sea depth:
3 - 18 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Foder specialist, Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Melithaea acuta
  • Melithaea africana
  • Melithaea akalyx
  • Melithaea albitincta
  • Melithaea amboinensis
  • Melithaea andamanensis
  • Melithaea arborea
  • Melithaea atrorubens
  • Melithaea aurantia
  • Melithaea australis
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-06-29 13:44:27 

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Melithaea ochracea (Milne-Edwards, 1857)

Members of the genus are commonly known as fan corals and are found in the tropical Indo-Pacific region.

Class: Anthozoa
Order: Alcyonacea
Family: Melithaeidae
Species: Melithaea ochracea


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