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Schizoculina africana

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lexID:
5662 
AphiaID:
430678 
Scientific:
Schizoculina africana 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Schizoculina Africana 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Oculinidae (Family) > Schizoculina (Genus) > africana (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Thiel, ), 1928 
Occurrence:
the Ivory Coast, Cameroon, Benin, São Tomé e Principé, Gambia, Sierra Leone, Equatorial Guinea, Afrique de l'Ouest, Atlantique Est, Le Cap-Vert, Nigeria, Sénégal, Togo 
Size:
bis zu 100cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
le zooplancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-06-24 18:47:45 

Élevages

Des élevages de Schizoculina africana sont possibles. Malheureusement il y en a pas assez pour le commerce. Si vous vous intéressez pour Schizoculina africana demandez a votre commerçant du élevage. Si vous avez déjà Schizoculina africana essayez vous même de faire un élevage! Vous pourriez aider au commerce et de protéger la nature.

Husbandry

(Thiel, 1928)

Colonies are encrusting to branching, sometimes over one metre across. Branches are primarily horizontal and may have a zig-zag shape. Corallites are circular, less than 4 millimetres diameter and are mostly on the upper surface of branches. Budding is extratentacular. A paliform crown is well developed.

Colour: Dark brown to grey.

Habitat: Rocky foreshores up to 35 metres depth.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Schizoculina fissipara

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