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Ctenactis crassa


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lexID:
1287 
AphiaID:
288875 
Scientific:
Ctenactis crassa 
German:
Pilzkoralle 
English:
Mushroom Coral 
Category:
Stenkoraller - LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Ctenactis (Genus) > crassa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Kiribati, Saudi Arabia, Eritrea, Jordan, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Myanmar, Vietnam, Cambodia, Wallis and Futuna, Djibouti, Tuvalu, India, Yemen, Nauru, Israel, Amerikanska Samoa, Australien, Bangaii öar, Barriärrevet, Centrala Stilla Havet, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerna, Franska Polynesien, Indiska Oceanen, Indonesien, Japan, Malaysia, Maldiverna, Marschallöarna, Mikronesien, Nya Kaledonien, Palau, Papua Nya Guinea, Röda Havet, Salomonöarna, Samoa, Taiwan, Thailand, Togian, Vanuatu , Västra Stillahavet, Zirkumtrop 
Sea depth:
0 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxanthellen / Ljus 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-04 10:28:21 

Husbandry

Characters: Polyps are elongate, with an axial furrow extending almost to the polyp ends. Several mouths are arranged along the axial furrow but do not occur outside the furrow.

Colour: Pale brown.

Habitat: Reef slopes protected from strong wave action and on sandy floored reef lagoons.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Ctenactis echinata

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Hoeksema (1989). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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