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Mycedium mancaoi Scleractinian Coral

Mycedium mancaoiis commonly referred to as Scleractinian Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien

Mycedium mancaoi. Philippines. Fronds are sometimes highly dissected and contorted. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
1623 
AphiaID:
430669 
Scientific:
Mycedium mancaoi 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Scleractinian Coral 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Mycedium (Genus) > mancaoi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1979 
Occurrence:
Australia, Comores, East Africa, Fiji, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Nauru, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Singapore, Solomon Islands, South China Sea, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Bangai Archipelago, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Togean Islands, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Western Indian Ocean 
Sea depth:
0 - 40 Meter 
Size:
up to 15.75" (40 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-27 23:22:08 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

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Mycedium mancaoi
Nemenzo, 1979

Middle Lightzone, in europe a very rare Coral

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Reef Builders (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Mycedium mancaoi. Philippines. Fronds are sometimes highly dissected and contorted. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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