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Sarcophyton birkelandi

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lexID:
11608 
Scientific:
Sarcophyton birkelandi 
German:
Lederkoralle 
English:
Leather Coral 
Category:
Coralli molli 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniidae (Family) > Sarcophyton (Genus) > birkelandi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Verseveldt, 1978 
Occurrence:
India, the Nicobar Islands, Mar delle Andamane, Micronesia, Oceania, Oceano Indiano 
Sea depth:
15 - 20 Meter 
Size:
15 cm - 30 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
possible to breed 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2018-07-04 19:15:09 

Captive breeding / propagation

Die Nachzuchten von Sarcophyton birkelandi sind möglich. Leider ist die Anzahl an Nachzuchten noch nicht groß genug, um die Nachfrage des Handels zu decken. Wenn Sie sich für Sarcophyton birkelandi interessieren, fragen Sie dennoch Ihren Händler nach Nachzuchten. Sollten Sie Sarcophyton birkelandi bereits besitzen, versuchen Sie sich doch selbst einmal an der Aufzucht. Sie helfen so die Verfügbarkeit von Nachzuchten im Handel zu verbessen und natürliche Bestände zu schonen.

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Source:
Journal of Threatened Taxa | www.threatenedtaxa.org | 26 August 2017 | 9(8): 10577–10580
First report of soft coral Sarcophyton birkelandi Verseveldt, 1978 (Anthozoa: Alcyonacea) in Indian waters from Andaman Islands
Autoren: Drs: Seepana Rajendra, C. Raghunathan, Tamal Mondal, K. Venkataraman
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