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Decametra chadwicki

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Decametra chadwicki © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland

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lexID:
6224 
AphiaID:
213342 
Scientific:
Decametra chadwicki 
German:
Chadwick's Haarstern 
English:
Chadwick's Feather Star 
Category:
Søfjer 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Echinodermata (Phylum) > Crinoidea (Class) > Comatulida (Order) > Colobometridae (Family) > Decametra (Genus) > chadwicki (Species) 
Initial determination:
(AH Clark, ), 1911 
Occurrence:
Suez-Kanal, Egypten, Rødehavet 
Size:
bis zu 9cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 25°C 
Food:
Foder specialist, Plankton 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Decametra mylitta
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-10-16 11:35:41 

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Decametra chadwicki (AH Clark, 1911)

Adult feather stars are free to move, can be crawling, walking, some species can swim. Nevertheless, they live and keep hemisessil mainly on exposed, elevated locations on stones, corals or sponges. Feather stars are filter feeders and food specialists,therefore only for experts.Arms of Decametra chadwicki be up to 9 cm.

The photo is from Egypt.

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