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Leptogorgia waltonae Sea fan

Leptogorgia waltonaeis commonly referred to as Sea fan. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Foto: Revillagigedo, Mexiko, Pazifischen Ozean

Foto von Dr. Osvaldo Hernández González Centro Interdisciplinario de Ciencias Marinas (IPN-CICIMAR) Programa para la Conservación de la Fauna Arrecifal (PFA)
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lexID:
12263 
AphiaID:
1264294 
Scientific:
Leptogorgia waltonae 
German:
Gorgonie 
English:
Sea Fan 
Category:
Sea Fans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Gorgoniidae (Family) > Leptogorgia (Genus) > waltonae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Olvera, Hernández, Sánchez & Gómez-Gutiérrez, 2018 
Occurrence:
Endemic species, Mexico (East Pacific), Revillagigedo Islands 
Sea depth:
0 - 1025 Meter 
Size:
0.39" - 1.57" (1,7cm - 4,5cm) 
Temperature:
73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, Invertebrates, Suspension feeder, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Leptogorgia abietina
  • Leptogorgia acuta
  • Leptogorgia aequatorialis
  • Leptogorgia albipunctata
  • Leptogorgia annobonensis
  • Leptogorgia arbuscula
  • Leptogorgia aureoflavescens
  • Leptogorgia barbadensis
  • Leptogorgia barnardi
 
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in this lexicon:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-07-26 13:31:38 

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Source:
Olvera, U.; Hernández, O.; Sánchez, C.; Gómez-Gutiérrez, J. (2018)
Two new endemic species of Gorgoniidae (Cnidaria, Anthozoa, Octocorallia) from Revillagigedo Archipelago, Mexico.
Zootaxa. 4442(4): 523.,

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