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Chondrus crispus

Chondrus crispusis commonly referred to as Irish Moss, Carrageen, Carrageen, Carragheen. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
6284 
AphiaID:
145625 
Scientific:
Chondrus crispus 
German:
Knorpeltang, Knorpelmoos, Roter Knorpeltang 
English:
Irish Moss, Carrageen, Carrageen, Carragheen 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Plantae (Kingdom) > Rhodophyta (Phylum) > Florideophyceae (Class) > Gigartinales (Order) > Gigartinaceae (Family) > Chondrus (Genus) > crispus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Stackhouse, 1797 
Sea depth:
2,5 - 20 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 22 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 12°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-05 19:56:30 

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Chondrus crispus Stackhouse, 1797

Description
Cartilaginous, dark purplish-red, red, yellowish or greenish fronds to 150 mm high, gametophyte plants are often iridescent under water when in good condition. Stipe compressed, narrow, expanding gradually to a flat, repeatedly dichotomously branched frond, in tufts from a discoid holdfast. Axils rounded, apices blunt or subacute, frond thicker in centre than margins. Very variable in breadth of segments. Very variable in branching, colour and thickness.

Habitat
On rocks, lower intertidal and shallow subtidal, in pools in the mid-intertidal in some locations; widely distributed in the north western and north eastern Atlantic, often abundant and zone-forming at low water.
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