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Decametra chadwicki © Anne Frijsinger & Mat Vestjens, Holland
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Profile 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2013-10-16 11:35:41
Last edit: 2013-10-16 11:35:41
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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