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Sarcophyton tumulosum Leather coral

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.


Profilbild Urheber Prof. Dr. Yehuda Benayahu, Israel

Foto: Hong Kong, China

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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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-01 18:02:11 

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Source:
https://www.repository.naturalis.nl/document/146814
New species of Sarcophyton and Lobophytum(Octocorallia: Alcyonacea) from Hong Kong
Y. Benayahu & L.P. van Ofwegen

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