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Antipathes grandis 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.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. Marzia Bo, Italien

Foto: Bunaken, Celebesesee, Indonesien, 20 Meter Wassertiefe


Courtesy of the author Dr. Marzia Bo, Italien

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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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-26 00:26:36 

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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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