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Eunicella singularis


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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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-03 14:08:33 

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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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