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Muricea purpurea

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lexID:
12256 
AphiaID:
287571 
Scientific:
Muricea purpurea 
German:
Gorgonie 
English:
Sea Fan 
Category:
Gorgones 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Plexauridae (Family) > Muricea (Genus) > purpurea (Species) 
Initial determination:
Verrill, 1864 
Occurrence:
Costa Rica, Central America (Eastern Pacific), Amérique du Sud, Equador, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Nicaragua , Pacifique Sud, Panama, Peru 
Sea depth:
3 - 25 Meter 
Size:
20 cm - 30 cm 
Food:
Suspended sediment , Copepods, Amphipods, Fish eggs, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Invertébrés, le zooplancton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-09 22:57:52 

Élevages

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Husbandry

Source:
Breedy O, Guzman HM (2015)
A revision of the genus Muricea Lamouroux, 1821 (Anthozoa, Octocorallia) in the eastern Pacific. Part I: Eumuricea Verrill, 1869 revisited.
ZooKeys 537: 1-32. https://doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.537.6025

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