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Porpita porpita Blue Button

Porpita porpitais commonly referred to as Blue Button. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping.


Profile

lexID:
10698 
AphiaID:
117831 
Scientific:
Porpita porpita 
German:
Blauer Knopf 
English:
Blue Button 
Category:
Jellyfish  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Porpitidae (Family) > Porpita (Genus) > porpita (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Zirkumsubtropisch, Circumglobal, Circumtropic, European Coasts, Gulf of Mexico, Indian Ocean, New Zealand, Nigeria, North Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, Réunion , the Mediterranean Sea, USA, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
bis 4919 Meter 
Size:
5,0 cm 
Temperature:
33.8 °F - 84.2 °F (1°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Fish (little fishes), Zooxanthellae / Light 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-05-07 16:58:55 

Info

Porpita porpita (Linnaeus, 1758)

Porpita porpita,commonly known as the Blue Button, is a hydroid colony. This species floats on the water surface. Its prey on small fishes, larvae and small crustaceans.

Synonyms:
Acies palpebrans Lesson, 1830 (synonym)
Chrysomitra striata Gegenbaur, 1857 (synonym (medusa))
Discalia primordialis Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Disconalia gastroblasta Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Disconalia pectyllis Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Disconalia ramifera Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Holothuria denudata Forsskål, 1775
Holothuria nuda Gmelin, 1791
Medusa porpita Linnaeus, 1758 (basionym)
Medusa umbella Müller, 1776 (synonym)
Polybrachionia linnaeana Guilding, 1828 (synonym)
Porpita appendiculata Bosc, 1802 (synonym)
Porpita atlantica Lesson, 1826 (synonym)
Porpita chrysocoma Lesson, 1826 (synonym)
Porpita coerulea Eschscholtz, 1825 (synonym)
Porpita forskahli de Haan, 1827 (synonym)
Porpita forskalea Oken, 1815
Porpita fungia Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Porpita gigantea Péron & Lesueur, 1807 (synonym)
Porpita glandifera Lamarck, 1816 (synonym)
Porpita globosa Eschscholtz, 1825 (synonym)
Porpita granulata Cranch, 1818 (synonym)
Porpita indica Lamarck, 1801 (synonym)
Porpita kuhlii de Haan, 1827 (synonym)
Porpita lutkeana Brandt, 1835 (synonym)
Porpita mediterranea Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
Porpita moneta Risso, 1827 (synonym)
Porpita pacifica Lesson, 1826 (synonym)
Porpita radiata Bory de St Vincent, 1804 (synonym)
Porpita ramifera Eschscholtz, 1825 (synonym)
Porpita reinwardtii de Haan, 1827 (synonym)
Porpita umbella (Müller, 1776) (synonym)
Porpita umbella Eschscholtz, 1829 (synonym)
Porpitella pectanthis Haeckel, 1888 (synonym)
Ratis medusae Lesson, 1830 (synonym)

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Hydroidolina (Subclass) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Capitata (Suborder) > Porpitidae (Family) > Porpita (Genus) > Porpita porpita (Species)

External links

  1. Flickr, Jean-Marie Gardot (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Tierdoku.com (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. UnderwaterKwaj, Homepage Scott & Jeanette Johnson (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. Wikipedia (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  6. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Porpita porpita (L'Hermitage), Blue button jellyfish,La Reunion 2015
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