Thalassia testudinumis commonly referred to as Turtle grass. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Thalassia testudinum are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Thalassia testudinum, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Thalassia testudinum, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Banks ex König, 1805
Thalassia testudinum is found in coral reefs, sand, mud, rocks, and rubble bottoms at depths between 0 to 10 meters.
The Seegras is food for turtles and manatee,
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