Cupressopathes abies, black coral
Cupressopathes abiesis commonly referred to as Cupressopathes abies, black coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Experts only! Very hard to keep. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 11290 AphiaID: 289759 Scientific: Cupressopathes abies German: Schwarze Koralle English: Cupressopathes Abies, Black Coral Category: Sea Fans Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Antipatharia (Order) > Myriopathidae (Family) > Cupressopathes (Genus) > abies (Species) Initial determination: (Linnaeus, ), 1758 Occurrence: Australia, Bermuda, Guam, Gulf of Mexico, India, Indian Ocean, Japan, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, Philippines, Réunion , Sri Lanka, Taiwan, the Seychelles, Western Indian Ocean Sea depth: 27 - 567 Meter Size: up to 7.87" (20 cm) Temperature: 69.8 °F - 80.6 °F (21°C - 27°C) Food: Food specialist, Plankton, Zooplankton Tank: 65.99 gal (~ 300L) Difficulty: Experts only! Very hard to keep Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2017-12-23 17:50:58
Last edit: 2017-12-25 13:24:35
Very special thanks for his wonderful photo of the amazing azooxanthellate black coral to Satoshi Yamamoto, Izuzuki Diver, Japan!
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