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Palythoa tuberculosa Rubbery or Pillow zoanthids

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lexID:
9004 
AphiaID:
220520 
Scientific:
Palythoa tuberculosa 
German:
Krustenanemone 
English:
Rubbery Or Pillow Zoanthids 
Category:
Zoanthids 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Zoantharia (Order) > Sphenopidae (Family) > Palythoa (Genus) > tuberculosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Esper, ), 1805 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, (the) Maldives, Guam, Hawaii, Japan, Madagascar, Marschall Islands, New Caledonia, Palau, Red Sea, Taiwan, Western Indian Ocean 
Size:
0.39" - 0.79" (1cm - 2cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 80.6 °F (°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Copepods, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Palythoa anthoplax
  • Palythoa australiae
  • Palythoa capensis
  • Palythoa caribbaeorum
  • Palythoa complanata
  • Palythoa dartevellei
  • Palythoa densa
  • Palythoa durbanensis
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-11-30 19:20:26 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Toxicity

This is a general hint!
Palythoa tuberculosa 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 Palythoa tuberculosa in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Palythoa tuberculosa. 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:
[overview_and_url_DE]
Overview Worldwide: eapcct.org

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Info

(Esper, 1791)

The Rubbery or Pillow zoanthids commonly forms extensive mats in areas exposed to surge.
This corals are commonly found in shallow water.
Its polyps usually are closed when the ocean is rough.
The color ranges from white to grey or brown.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Zoantharia (Order) > Brachycnemina (Suborder) > Sphenopidae (Family) > Palythoa (Genus) > Palythoa tuberculosa (Species)

External links

  1. Homepage Keoki Stender, Marine Life Photographie (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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