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Stylaster nobilis Noble coral

Stylaster nobilisis commonly referred to as Noble coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for home aquaria!. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Allopora nobilis (Noble coral),Port Elizabeth 2009,Copyright Johan Swanepoel


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lexID:
9466 
AphiaID:
210735 
Scientific:
Stylaster nobilis 
German:
Filigrankoralle 
English:
Noble Coral 
Category:
Lace corals 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Stylasteridae (Family) > Stylaster (Genus) > nobilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Saville-Kent, ), 1871 
Occurrence:
East-Atlantic Ocean, South-Africa 
Sea depth:
3 - 174 Meter 
Size:
7.87" - 9.84" (20cm - 25cm) 
Temperature:
°F - 62.6 °F (°C - 17°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Stylaster alaskanus
  • Stylaster amphiheloides
  • Stylaster antillarum
  • Stylaster asper
  • Stylaster atlanticus
  • Stylaster aurantiacus
  • Stylaster bellus
  • Stylaster biflabellum
  • Stylaster bilobatus
  • Stylaster bithalamus
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2021-05-28 20:18:06 

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Stylaster nobilis (Saville-Kent, 1871)

Stylaster nobilis has a single thick trunk that deived into cylindrical branches.In some cases there may be no branching at all or with a densely packed structure.

The colour is variable, pale pink, purple to orange with pale tips.Stylaster nobilis can be found to depths of 2-100 m usually in caves and under overhangs.

It is endemic to Southern Africa.

Synonyme:
Allopora explanata
Allopora nobilis
Allopora ochracea

Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Hydroidolina (Subclass) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Filifera (Suborder) > Stylasteridae (Family) > Stylaster (Genus) > Stylaster nobilis (Species)

External links

  1. Eastern Cape Scuba Diving (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia (de). 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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