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Oculina varicosa

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lexID:
5477 
AphiaID:
287102 
Scientific:
Oculina varicosa 
German:
Kleinpolypische Steinkoralle 
English:
Fused Ivory Tree Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Oculinidae (Family) > Oculina (Genus) > varicosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Le Sueur, 1820 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Jamaica, the Netherlands Antilles, Haiti, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Bahamas, Belize, Bermudes, Caraïbes, Colombie, Honduras, îles Caïmans, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Nicaragua , Panama, Republique dominicaine, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, plancton, spécialiste de la nourriture, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Pour aquariophiles éprouvés 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-01-04 19:22:49 

Élevages

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Husbandry

(Lesueur, 1821)

Colonies may be zooxanthellate or azooxanthellate depending on light availability. Azooxanthellate colonies form extensive banks while zooxanthellate colonies form clumps of tapered fused branches less than 0.5 metres across. Corallites are exsert, 2-3 millimetres diameter. Septa are in three cycles.

Colour: Tan, lavender, or dark brown.

Habitat: Zooxanthellate colonies occur in protected environments as little as 5 metres deep.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Oculina diffusa , Oculina valenciennesi

Text source: Corals of the world by J.E.N. Charlie Veron

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