Verrucella umbraculumis commonly referred to as Verrucella umbraculum. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 11288 AphiaID: 291886 Scientific: Verrucella umbraculum German: Gorgonie English: Verrucella Umbraculum Category: Sea Fans Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Ellisellidae (Family) > Verrucella (Genus) > umbraculum (Species) Initial determination: (Ellis & Solander, ), 1786 Occurrence: China, India, Indian Ocean, Japan, Myanmar, Red Sea, South China Sea, the Andaman Sea Sea depth: 24 - 90 Meter Size: up to 19.69" (50 cm) Temperature: °F - 24,5 °F (°C - 24,5°C) Food: Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, Crustaceans, Fish eggs, Invertebrates, Lobster eggs, Oyster eggs, Zooplankton 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: 2017-12-23 11:25:59
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Very special thanks for his wonderful photo of the azooxanthellate Verrucella umbraculum to Satoshi Yamamoto, Izuzuki Diver, Japan!
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