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Thuiaria thuja bottlebrush hydroid


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lexID:
6526 
AphiaID:
117940 
Scientific:
Thuiaria thuja 
German:
Flaschenbürste, Hydrozoon 
English:
Bottlebrush Hydroid 
Category:
Hydroids 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Hydrozoa (Class) > Leptothecata (Order) > Sertulariidae (Family) > Thuiaria (Genus) > thuja (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
the North Sea, Adria (the Adriatic Sea), Arctic Sea, East-Atlantic Ocean, Northern Mariana Islands, the Mediterranean Sea, West-Atlantic Ocean 
Size:
1.97" - 9.84" (5cm - 25cm) 
Temperature:
41 °F - 77 °F (5°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Plankton 
Difficulty:
Experts only! Very hard to keep 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
  • Thuiaria abyssicola
  • Thuiaria acutiloba
  • Thuiaria allmani
  • Thuiaria alternans
  • Thuiaria alternitheca
  • Thuiaria arctica
  • Thuiaria articulata
  • Thuiaria bidentata
  • Thuiaria breitfussi
  • Thuiaria carica
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-12-19 20:18:10 

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Thuiaria thuja (Linnaeus, 1758)

The bottlebrush hydroid colony is 5-25 cm high.Its cylindrical brush shape.Thuiaria thuja is present on hard substrata.

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