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Avrainvillea nigricans Fan algae

Avrainvillea nigricansis commonly referred to as Fan algae. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Has a poison harmful to health.


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lexID:
6048 
AphiaID:
221177 
Scientific:
Avrainvillea nigricans 
German:
Fächeralge 
English:
Fan Algae 
Category:
Green Algae 
Family tree:
Plantae (Kingdom) > Chlorophyta (Phylum) > Ulvophyceae (Class) > Bryopsidales (Order) > Dichotomosiphonaceae (Family) > Avrainvillea (Genus) > nigricans (Species) 
Initial determination:
Decaisne, 1842 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Australia, Belize, Brazil, East Africa, Fiji, Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Hawaii, India, Indian Ocean, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, Mexico (East Pacific), Micronesia, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Panama, Philippines, Tansania, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Seychelles, Venezuela, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 5.91" (15 cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Photosynthesis 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-12-09 20:19:29 

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Avrainvillea nigricans has a harmful toxin.
As a rule, animals with a harmful poison do not pose any danger in normal Aquarieaner everyday life. Read the following husbandry information and comments from aquarists who already keep Avrainvillea nigricans in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Avrainvillea nigricans. Every human reacts differently to poisons.
If you suspect that you have come into contact with the poison, please contact your doctor or the poison emergency call.
The phone number of the poison emergency call can be found here:
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Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

Info

Avrainvillea nigricans Decaisne, 1842


Direct children (4):
Forma Avrainvillea nigricans f. floridana D.S.Littler & Littler, 1992
Forma Avrainvillea nigricans f. parva D.S.Littler & Littler, 1992
Forma Avrainvillea nigricans f. spongiosa D.S.Littler & Littler, 1992
Forma Avrainvillea nigricans f. fulva M.A.Howe, 1908 accepted as Avrainvillea fulva (M.A.Howe) D.S.Littler & M.M.Littler, 1992

External links

  1. Algae Base (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Homepage Keoki Stender, Marine Life Photographie (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Marine Species Identification Portal (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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