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Iridogorgia fontinalis Deep Sea Fan

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Foto: Corner Rise Seamounts, östlich der New England Seamounts, Nord-Atlantik
Holotyp - Image courtesy of Les Watling/NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration/URI-IFE 17 August 2005
Uploaded by AndiV.
Courtesy of the author Prof. Dr. Les Watling, Hawaii Image detail


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lexID:
12545 
AphiaID:
286153 
Scientific:
Iridogorgia fontinalis 
German:
Tiefsee-Gorgonie 
English:
Deep Sea Fan 
Category:
Sea Fans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Chrysogorgiidae (Family) > Iridogorgia (Genus) > fontinalis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Watling, 2007 
Occurrence:
North Atlantic Ocean, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Sea depth:
- 1325 Meter 
Size:
up to 7.48" (19 cm) 
Temperature:
39.2 °F - 46.4 °F (4°C - 8°C) 
Food:
Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, Marine snow, Zooplankton 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for home aquaria! 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-11-11 19:02:04 

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Very special thanks for the first photo of the deep sea fan Iridogorgia fontinalis to Prof. Dr. Les Watling, Hawaii, and the NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration!

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