Sarcophyton tumulosumis commonly referred to as 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.
lexID: 12520 AphiaID: 517779 Scientific: Sarcophyton tumulosum German: Lederkoralle English: Leather Coral Category: Soft Corals Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniidae (Family) > Sarcophyton (Genus) > tumulosum (Species) Initial determination: Benayahu & van Ofwegen, 2009 Occurrence: , Hong Kong China, South China Sea Sea depth: 6 - 12 Meter Size: 3.94" - 4.72" (10cm - 12cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 84.2 °F (24°C - 29°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: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2019-11-01 15:40:23
Last edit: 2019-11-01 18:02:11
New species of Sarcophyton and Lobophytum(Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Hong Kong
Y. Benayahu & L.P. van Ofwegen
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