Nanipora kamuraiis commonly referred to as Nanipora kamurai. 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: 8569 AphiaID: 850462 Scientific: Nanipora kamurai German: Nanipora kamurai English: Nanipora Kamurai Category: Helioporacea Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Helioporacea (Order) > Lithotelestidae (Family) > Nanipora (Genus) > kamurai (Species) Initial determination: Miyazaki & Reimer, 2015 Occurrence: Japan, Okinawa, South China Sea, Thailand, The Ryukyu Islands Sea depth: 1 - 1,5 Meter Size: up to 0.02" (0.05 cm) Temperature: 71.6 °F - 80.6 °F (22°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, 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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Miyazaki & Reimer, 2015
Very special thanks for the photos of Nanipora kamurai to Dr. Yu Miyazak and his Professor, Dr.James Davis Reimer, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa.
Nanipora kamurai is a new genus and species of octocoral with aragonite calcium-carbonate skeleton (Octocorallia, Helioporacea) from Okinawa, Japan.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Helioporacea (Order) > Lithotelestidae (Family) > Nanipora (Genus) > Nanipora kamurai (Species)
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