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Zoopilus echinatus


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lexID:
4221 
Scientific:
Zoopilus echinatus 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
stony coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Zoopilus (Genus) > echinatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Occurrence:
Cebu, Bunaken, Filippine, Indonesia, Isole Banggai, Mar Cinese meridionale, Mar delle Andamane, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Papua Nuova Guinea, Samoa, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Timor Est 
Size:
bis zu 60cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 400 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-17 16:58:02 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Dana, 1846

Description: Colonies are free-living, delicate, thin walled domes, commonly over 0.6 metres across. Septo-costae radiate from a central corallite or are perpendicular to the colony margin. There is usually a well defined line of demarcation where groups of septa meet. Septal teeth are tall.
Color: Dark brown.
Habitat: Deep protected environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon, but distinctive.
Similar Species: Halomitra clavator.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Zoopilus (Genus) > Zoopilus echinatus (Species)

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