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Stylaster nobilis

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Allopora nobilis (Noble coral),Port Elizabeth 2009,Copyright Johan Swanepoel

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lexID:
9466 
AphiaID:
210735 
Scientific:
Stylaster nobilis 
German:
Filigrankoralle 
English:
Noble Coral 
Category:
Hydroider 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Stylasteridae (Family) > Stylaster (Genus) > nobilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Saville-Kent, ), 1871 
Occurrence:
Syd Afrika, Østlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
20 cm - 25 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 17°C 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Stylaster alaskanus
  • Stylaster amphiheloides
  • Stylaster antillarum
  • Stylaster asper
  • Stylaster atlanticus
  • Stylaster aurantiacus
  • Stylaster bellus
  • Stylaster biflabellum
  • Stylaster bilobatus
  • Stylaster bithalamus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-03-08 20:08:20 

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Stylaster nobilis (Saville-Kent, 1871)

Stylaster nobilis has a single thick trunk that deived into cylindrical branches.In some cases there may be no branching at all or with a densely packed structure.

The colour is variable, pale pink, purple to orange with pale tips.Stylaster nobilis can be found to depths of 2-100 m usually in caves and under overhangs.

It is endemic to Southern Africa.

Synonyme:
Allopora explanata
Allopora nobilis
Allopora ochracea

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