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Ifalukella yanii Gorgonian, Octocoral

Ifalukella yaniiis commonly referred to as Gorgonian, Octocoral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Easy. A aquarium size of at least 240 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA


Courtesy of the author Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA https://www.floridamuseum.ufl.edu/iz/resources/guam-reefs/octocorallia/

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lexID:
12375 
AphiaID:
290182 
Scientific:
Ifalukella yanii 
German:
Gorgonie 
English:
Gorgonian, Octocoral 
Category:
Sea Fans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Ifalukellidae (Family) > Ifalukella (Genus) > yanii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bayer, 1955 
Occurrence:
Caroline Island, Guam, Micronesia, North Pacific (Ocean), Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Western Pacific Ocean 
Sea depth:
4,5 - 30 Meter 
Size:
3.15" - 5.91" (8cm - 15cm) 
Temperature:
80.6 °F - 84.2 °F (27°C - 29°C) 
Food:
Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
52.79 gal (~ 240L) 
Difficulty:
Easy 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-04 14:59:54 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Ifalukella yanii are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Ifalukella yanii, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Ifalukella yanii, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

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Special thanks for the first photo of Ifalukella yanii to Dr. Gustav Paulay, Florida, USA!

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