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Salpa maxima salps

Salpa maximais commonly referred to as salps. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not suitable for aquarium keeping. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Salpenkette, Salpa maxima

Hier eine Kette von Salpa maxima in ihrer natürlichen Umgebung. Aufgenommen in Bali / Indonesien 06/2016


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lexID:
5785 
AphiaID:
137273 
Scientific:
Salpa maxima 
German:
Manteltier 
English:
Salps 
Category:
Salpidae  
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Chordata (Phylum) > Thaliacea (Class) > Salpida (Order) > Salpidae (Family) > Salpa (Genus) > maxima (Species) 
Initial determination:
Forskål, 1775 
Occurrence:
Alaska, Canada , European Coasts, New Zealand, North Atlantic Ocean, North Pacific (Ocean), Red Sea, USA 
Sea depth:
0 - 182 Meter 
Size:
up to 5.39" (13.7 cm) 
Temperature:
50 °F - 75.2 °F (10°C - 24°C) 
Food:
Microalgae , Phytoplankton 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-07-14 10:45:13 

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Salpa maxima (Forskål, 1775)

Salpa maxima are found mostly in the cold waters of the Arctic, along the coast of Alaska, Canada and the United States (Washington, Oregon).

Synonymised names
Salpa africana Forskål, 1775 (junior synonym)
Salpa birostrata Blainville, 1827 (junior synonym)
Salpa dubia Chamisso, 1819 (junior synonym)
Salpa forskalii Lesson, 1830 (junior synonym)

Direct children:
Variety Salpa maxima var. tuberculata Metcalf, 1918 accepted as Salpa tuberculata Metcalf, 1918 (status change)

External links

  1. Wikipedia/Salpidae (de). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Wikipedia/salps (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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