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Leptogorgia chilensis Red Gorgonian

Leptogorgia chilensisis commonly referred to as Red Gorgonian. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


Profilbild Urheber Chris (Chritto24), Australien

Red Gorgonian(Lophogorgia chilensis)with Spiny Brittle Stars(Ophiothrix spiculata),Santa Barbara Island,August 13, 2005


Courtesy of the author Chris (Chritto24), Australien

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lexID:
3345 
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Scientific:
Leptogorgia chilensis 
German:
Rote Gorgonie 
English:
Red Gorgonian 
Category:
Sea Fans 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Gorgoniidae (Family) > Leptogorgia (Genus) > chilensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Verrill, ), 1868 
Occurrence:
Eastern Pacific Ocean, USA 
Sea depth:
- 11 Meter 
Size:
up to 11.81" (30 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 68 °F (10°C - 20°C) 
Food:
Food specialist 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
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:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-05-05 17:53:19 

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Leptogorgia chilensis (Verrill, 1868)

Lophogorgia chilensis is a filter-feeding colonial species that lives on the rocky bottom at depths between 15-60 meters below the kelp forests along the coast of California. Often found in her Neosimnia barbarensis, a small snail, as well as Parazoanthus lucifucum.

External links

  1. Diver.net Chris Grossman's Underwater Photography (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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