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Oculina virgosa


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lexID:
9089 
AphiaID:
287103 
Scientific:
Oculina virgosa 
German:
Kleinpolypische Steinkoralle 
English:
Ivory Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Oculinidae (Family) > Oculina (Genus) > virgosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Squires, 1958 
Occurrence:
Nouvelle Zélande, Vanuatu 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
5°C - 17°C 
Food:
azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, le phytoplancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
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:
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:
2015-12-29 21:04:19 

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Squires, 1958

Very special thanks for the first two photos of Oculina virgosa to Ian Skipworth, NeW Zealand, where this coral is found at Poor Knights Islands and Three Kings Islands.

This corals seems to be azooxanthellate, it has found almost always on overhanging rock faces in a depth range form 25 to 67 meters.


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Oculinidae (Family) > Oculina (Genus) > Oculina virgosa (Species)

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