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lexID: 10229 AphiaID: 237586 Scientific: Phoronis ijimai German: Hufeisenwurm English: Horseshoe Worm Category: Sea Worms Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Phoronida (Phylum) > Not assigned (Class) > Not assigned (Order) > Phoronidae (Family) > Phoronis (Genus) > ijimai (Species) Initial determination: Oka, 1897 Occurrence: Canada , China, Eastern Pacific Ocean, Gulf of California, Japan, North Pacific (Ocean), Pacific Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 0 - 10 Meter Size: 2.76" - 4.72" (7,6cm - 12,0cm) Food: Filter feeder, Plankton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2016-12-05 10:06:32
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Phoronis ijimai Oka, 1897
Phoronis ijimai is a white colonial Phoronid, that incrusts hard substrate, including rocks, wood and corals. Sometimes this species can be also found on soft substrate and algae.Lophophore are horseshoe-shaped or spiral with uUp to 230 tentacles, length 2-5 mm.
Phoronis ijimai is a filter feeder.
Sexual reproduction hermaphroditic and asexual reproduction by transverse fission.
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Phoronida (Phylum) > Phoronidae (Family) > Phoronis (Genus) > Phoronis ijimai (Species)
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