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Millepora complanata


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lexID:
5383 
AphiaID:
287421 
Scientific:
Millepora complanata 
German:
Blättrige Feuerkoralle 
English:
Bladed Fire Coral 
Category:
Idroidi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Anthoathecata (Order) > Milleporidae (Family) > Millepora (Genus) > complanata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lamarck, 1816 
Occurrence:
Cuba, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Guatemala, Columbia, Panama, Bahamas, Belize, Canada , Caraibi, Florida, Golfo del Messico, Honduras, Messico (Pacifico orientale), Nicaragua 
Sea depth:
0 - 107 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
20°C - 28°C 
Food:
Carnivore, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Has a poison harmful to health 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-03-14 16:49:09 

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This is a general hint!
Millepora complanata 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 Millepora complanata in their aquarium to get a better picture about the possible danger. However, please be careful when using Millepora complanata. 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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Husbandry

Millepora complanata Lamarck, 1816

Colonies form thin, upright blades or plates that extend from an encrusting base. Colonies up to 50 cm. Outer edge of blades uneven with multiple extensions or short branches. The surface is smooth, covered with minute pores within which the polyps live. When the tiny polyps protrude, they appear as short, fine hairs.

Synonymised names:
Millepora alcicornis var. plicata Esper, 1790 (synonym)
Millepora sancta Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864 (synonym)


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