Black coral, Pine coral, Grand black coral, Hawaiian black coral
Antipathes grandisis commonly referred to as Black coral, Pine coral, Grand black coral, Hawaiian black coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 11802 AphiaID: 283903 Scientific: Antipathes grandis German: Schwarze Koralle, Dörnchenkoralle English: Black Coral, Pine Coral, Grand Black Coral, Hawaiian Black Coral Category: Sea Fans Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Antipatharia (Order) > Antipathidae (Family) > Antipathes (Genus) > grandis (Species) Initial determination: Verrill, 1928 Occurrence: Bunaken, Celebes Sea, Central Pazific, East-Atlantic Ocean, Hawaii, Indonesia, New Zealand, Palau, Philippines, South-Pazific, Spain Sea depth: 20 - 200 Meter Size: 11.81" - 118.11" (30cm - 300cm) Temperature: 24,6 °F - 26,.6 °F (24,6°C - 26,.6°C) Food: Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, Coral spawn, Fish eggs, Food specialist, Lobster eggs, Marine snow, Plankton, Zooplankton Difficulty: Not suitable for home aquaria! 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: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2018-11-22 17:50:03
Last edit: 2018-11-26 00:26:36
Antipathes grandis has flexible branches as thin as 0.3mm in diameter, and 12 polyps per cm.
The coral grows up to 3m or more and appear in two colour morphes, white and pale red.
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