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Sinularia abrupta Dense Leather Coral, Soft Finger Coral, Abrupt leather-coral

Sinularia abruptais commonly referred to as Dense Leather Coral, Soft Finger Coral, Abrupt leather-coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profile

lexID:
12419 
AphiaID:
209983 
Scientific:
Sinularia abrupta 
German:
Weichkoralle 
English:
Dense Leather Coral, Soft Finger Coral, Abrupt Leather-coral 
Category:
Soft Corals 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniidae (Family) > Sinularia (Genus) > abrupta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Tixier-Durivault, 1970 
Occurrence:
Arabian Sea, Australia, Banda Sea, Coral sea, East Africa, East China Sea, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Micronesia, Mozambique, North Pacific (Ocean), Oceania, Okinawa, Palau, Philippines, South-Africa, South-Pazific, Vietnam, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
2 - 28,5 Meter 
Size:
up to 39.37" (100 cm) 
Temperature:
80.6 °F - 28,7 °F (27°C - 28,7°C) 
Food:
Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-21 19:51:10 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Info

Sinularia abrupta is a soft coral, that forms huge, flat crusts with irregular, twisted, wall-like knobs that are alrger and taller than sthose of other members of this genus.
The corals shwos well defined walls mark the edge of the colonies, hence the name "abrupta"
.
Sinularia abrupta is common on surge-exposed shallow reefs.

External links

  1. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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