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Profile lexID: 9410 AphiaID: 125365 Scientific: Eunicella singularis German: Seefächer, Hornkoralle English: Singular Sea Fan Category: Gorgones Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Gorgoniidae (Family) > Eunicella (Genus) > singularis (Species) Initial determination: (Esper, ), 1791 Occurrence: Adria, Afrique du Sud, Espagne, littoraux européens, Méditerranée Sea depth: 10 - 60 Meter Size: bis zu 74cm Temperature: °C - 17°C Food: Filter feeder, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, le zooplancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2016-02-28 13:52:32
Last edit: 2020-03-03 14:08:33
Eunicella singularis (Esper, 1791)
Eunicella singularis is white with whip-like branches,that tend to grow verticaly parallel.The polyps are light greenish-brown in colour and indicates the presence of zooxanthellae.The Singular sea fan can be usually found on rocky bottoms to 20 m depht.The sea fan is often partially covered with sediment.
Its a filterfeeder.
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