Palmate sea fan
Leptogorgia palmais commonly referred to as Palmate sea fan. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 12837 AphiaID: 286254 Scientific: Leptogorgia palma German: Gorgonie English: Palmate Sea Fan Category: Sea Fans Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Gorgoniidae (Family) > Leptogorgia (Genus) > palma (Species) Initial determination: (Pallas, ), 1766 Occurrence: Endemic species, Mexico (East Pacific), Revillagigedo Islands, South-Africa Sea depth: 10 - 100 Meter Size: up to 78.74" (200 cm) Temperature: 73.4 °F - 82.4 °F (23°C - 28°C) Food: Amphipods, azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, Copepods, Invertebrates, Suspension feeder, Zooplankton Tank: 219.98 gal (~ 1000L) 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Leptogorgia palma (Pallas, 1766)
Palmate sea fan
The palmate sea fan (Leptogorgia palma) is a species of gorgonian sea fan in the family Gorgoniidae. This fan grows up to 2m in total height and is bright red.
Gorgonia flammea Ellis & Solander, 1786
Gorgonia palma Esper, 1791
Leptogorgia crista (Möbius, 1861)
Lophogorgia crista Möbius, 1861 (synonym)
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