Chondrilla nuculais commonly referred to as Leather Sponge, Chicken Liver Sponge. Difficulty in the aquarium: 3 - Ganska enkel. A aquarium size of at least 100 Liter is recommended. Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 3222 AphiaID: 134110 Scientific: Chondrilla nucula German: Glänzender Lederschwamm English: Leather Sponge, Chicken Liver Sponge Category: Svampdjur Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Porifera (Phylum) > Demospongiae (Class) > Chondrillida (Order) > Chondrillidae (Family) > Chondrilla (Genus) > nucula (Species) Initial determination: Schmidt, 1862 Sea depth: 3 - 20 Meter Size: bis zu 15cm Temperature: 24,5°C - 28,2°C Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: 3 - Ganska enkel Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2010-06-09 11:15:44
Last edit: 2020-10-07 15:18:22
Chondrilla nucula is a sea sponge belonging to the Phylum Porifera. While it is highly toxic to fish, it is known to be preyed upon by the hawksbill turtle, Eretmochelys imbricata.
Synonym: Chondrilla embolophora Schmidt, 1862
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