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Siphonogorgia cf. godeffroyi Soft coral


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lexID:
11446 
Scientific:
Siphonogorgia cf. godeffroyi 
German:
farbige Weichkoralle 
English:
Soft coral 
Category:
Soft Corals 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Nidaliidae (Family) 
Initial determination:
Kölliker, 1874 
Occurrence:
Japan, Okinawa 
Sea depth:
24 - 128 Meter 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
Temperature:
71.6 °F - 75.2 °F (22°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Food specialist, Plankton 
Tank:
109.99 gal (~ 500L) 
Difficulty:
experts only! very hard to keep 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Siphonogorgia agassizii
  • Siphonogorgia alba
  • Siphonogorgia alexandri
  • Siphonogorgia annectens
  • Siphonogorgia annulata
  • Siphonogorgia asperula
  • Siphonogorgia boschmai
  • Siphonogorgia caribaea
  • Siphonogorgia chalmersae
  • Siphonogorgia collaris
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-03-13 17:22:55 

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Siphonogorgia cf. godeffroyi Kölliker, 1874
New Japanese name: Enji-honkudayagi

Very spezial Thank to Dr. Yukimitsu Imahara for the wonderful Picture of Siphonogorgia godeffroyi

Siphonogorgia cf. godeffroyi, the cherry blossom coral or Godeffroy's Soft Coral, is a species of soft coral in the family Nidaliidae. It is native to the central Indo-Pacific region. Its range includes Indonesia, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea

Siphonogorgia godeffroyi is an arborescent coral with red or pink bare branches. The polyps are white and star-like and are concentrated on the tips of small branches. This species feeds on plankton. It is found at depths between 10 and 20 m

Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Octocorallia (Subclass) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniina (Suborder) > Nidaliidae (Family) > Siphonogorgia (Genus) > Siphonogorgia cf. godeffroyi (Species)

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