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Isozoanthus capensis Cape zoanthid

Isozoanthus capensis (Cape zoanthid),Port Elitabeth, Copyright Johan Swanepoel

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lexID:
9353 
AphiaID:
564965 
Scientific:
Isozoanthus capensis 
German:
Kap Krustenanemone 
English:
Cape Zoanthid 
Category:
Zoanthids 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Zoantharia (Order) > Parazoanthidae (Family) > Isozoanthus (Genus) > capensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Carlgren, 1938 
Occurrence:
South-Africa 
Sea depth:
9 - 20 Meter 
Size:
0" - 0.39" (0,5cm - 1,2cm) 
Temperature:
55.4 °F - 68 °F (13°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, Crustaceans, Daphnia salina, Invertebrates, Plankton, Zooplankton 
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 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Isozoanthus arborenscens
  • Isozoanthus bulbosus
  • Isozoanthus dubius
  • Isozoanthus ingolfi
  • Isozoanthus islandicus
  • Isozoanthus magninsulosus
  • Isozoanthus multinsulosus
 
More related species
in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-10-19 17:24:49 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Isozoanthus capensis are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Isozoanthus capensis, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Isozoanthus capensis, 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!
Isozoanthus capensis 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 Isozoanthus capensis in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Isozoanthus capensis. 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

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Isozoanthus capensis Carlgren, 1938

The Cape zoanthid is endemic to Southern Africa. This zoandhid can be found in shallow water under overhangs.It feeds on planctonic food.

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Zoantharia (Order) > Macrocnemina (Suborder) > Parazoanthidae (Family) > Isozoanthus (Genus) > Isozoanthus capensis (Species)

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Encyclodedia of Life (EOL) (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia englisch (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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