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Muricella plectana


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Scientific:
Muricella plectana 
German:
Warziger Gorgonienfächer,Warziger Grottenfächer 
English:
gorgonian coral 
category:
Gorgones 
family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Acanthogorgiidae (Family) > Muricella (Genus) > plectana (Species) 
Initial determination:
Grasshoff, 1999 
occurrence:
Nouvelle Calédonie, Pacifique Ouest, Pacifique Sud 
size:
bis zu 70cm 
temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
nourriture ultra fine, plancton, spécialiste de la nourriture 
Aquarium:
~ 300 Liter 
Difficulty:
niveau expert! très difficile à garder! 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Muricella abnormalis
  • Muricella argentea
  • Muricella aruensis
  • Muricella bengalensis
  • Muricella brunnea
  • Muricella complanata
  • Muricella crassa
  • Muricella decipiens
  • Muricella dentata
  • Muricella dubia
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
last edit:
2007-07-12 11:00:15 

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Muricella plectana Grasshoff, 1999

The Pygmy seahorse (Hippocampus bargibanti) is extremely well camouflaged in the gorgonian (Muricella plectana).

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Holaxonia (Suborder) > Acanthogorgiidae (Family) > Muricella (Genus) > Muricella plectana (Species)

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