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Savalia lucifica Yellow Zoanthid

Savalia lucifica_D3X0787,2019

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lexID:
8165 
AphiaID:
488983 
Scientific:
Savalia lucifica 
German:
Gelbe Krustenanemone 
English:
Yellow Zoanthid 
Category:
Zoanthids 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Zoantharia (Order) > Parazoanthidae (Family) > Savalia (Genus) > lucifica (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Cutress C.E. & Pequegnat W.E., ), 1960 
Occurrence:
Canada , Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California, Mexico (East Pacific), Pacific Ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, USA 
Sea depth:
75 - 700 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.79" (0,5cm - 2cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 50 °F (°C - 10°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Difficulty:
Cold water animal 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2019-09-07 16:12:52 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

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Savalia lucifica McMurrich, 1904

Savalia lucifica lives Eeifaunal on the golden gorgonian, Muricea californica, at scuba depths. Colonization leads to death of host gorgonian. Tentacles glow when disturbed.

Distribution: Savalia lucifica was found from British Columbia to Southern California.

Synonym: Parazoanthus lucificum (Cutress & Pequenat, 1960)

External links

  1. Diver.net Chris Grossman's Underwater Photography (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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