Giant gorgonian Sea Fan, Gorgonian fan, Giant Sea Fan
Annella mollisis commonly referred to as Giant gorgonian Sea Fan, Gorgonian fan, Giant Sea Fan. 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: 769 AphiaID: 520669 Scientific: Annella mollis German: Hickson´s Riesenfächer oder Fächerkoralle English: Giant Gorgonian Sea Fan, Gorgonian Fan, Giant Sea Fan Category: Sea Fans Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Subergorgiidae (Family) > Annella (Genus) > mollis (Species) Initial determination: (Nutting, ), 1910 Occurrence: , El Salvador American Samoa, Arafura Sea, Australia, Bali, Bikini Atoll, Coral sea, Fiji, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Northern Territory (Australia), Okinawa, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland (Australia), Red Sea, Singapore, Taiwan, the Caribbean, The Ryukyu Islands, Timor Sea, Tulamben Sea depth: 5 - 3335 Meter Size: up to 78.74" (200 cm) Temperature: 3,6 °F - 28,7 °F (3,6°C - 28,7°C) Food: Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Brine Shrimp Nauplii, Copepods, Dustfood , Lobster eggs, Marine snow, Plankton 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:
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Created: 2004-09-17 08:32:45
Last edit: 2019-08-21 18:38:34
Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Annella mollis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Annella mollis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Annella mollis, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Annella mollis (Nutting, 1910)
Subergorgia hicksoni Stiasny, 1937 (synonym)
Subergorgia mollis (Nutting, 1910)
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