Leptogorgia chilensisis commonly referred to as Red Gorgonian. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
lexID: 3345 AphiaID: 0 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: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2010-10-01 02:55:44
Last edit: 2020-05-05 17:53:19
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.
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