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Tridacna crocea


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lexID:
793 
Scientific:
Tridacna crocea 
German:
Bohrende Riesenmuschel 
English:
Boring Clam, Crocus Clam, Saffron-coloured Clam 
Category:
Bivalvi 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Cardiida (Order) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacna (Genus) > crocea (Species) 
Initial determination:
Lamarck, 1819 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Nauru, Brunei Darussalam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Australia, Cina, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Guam, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Malesia, Mar delle Andamane, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Singapore, Tailandia, Taiwan, Timor Est, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
0 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 1000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Solo per acquariofili esperti 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Lower risk / conservation dependent (LR) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2008-01-03 22:37:06 

Captive breeding / propagation

Tridacna crocea is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Tridacna crocea, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

Husbandry

Lamarck, 1819


Synonymse:
Tridacna (Chametrachea) crocea Lamarck, 1819
Tridacna cumingii Reeve, 1862
Tridacna ferruginea Reeve, 1862

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Bivalvia (Class) > Heterodonta (Subclass) > Euheterodonta (Infraclass) > Veneroida (Order) > Cardioidea (Superfamily) > Cardiidae (Family) > Tridacninae (Subfamily) > Tridacna (Genus)



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