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Africana wirtzi Africana wirtzi


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lexID:
9317 
AphiaID:
865547 
Scientific:
Africana wirtzi 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Africana Wirtzi 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Caryophylliidae (Family) > Africana (Genus) > wirtzi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Ocana & Brito, 2015 
Occurrence:
Madeira, the Canary Islands, the Cape Verde Archipelago, West Africa 
Size:
up to 1.97" (5 cm) 
Temperature:
- 77 °F (°C - 25°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
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:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2016-02-16 09:35:04 

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Africana wirtzi Ocana & Brito, 2015

Several species of Actiniaria and Scleractinia have been searched and collected along theWesternAfrican coast and some of its archipelagos. This paper constitutes the first part of an extensive paper and it is focused onMorocco and Cape Verde, although some material and images from other spots (Canary Islands, Madeira, Gabon or even Mauritania) are included.

original description Ocana, O., J. C. den Hartog, A. Brito, L. Morro, R. Herrara, J. Martin, A. Ramos, E. Ballesteros & J. J. Bacallado. (2015). A survey on Anthozoa and its habitats along the northwest African coast and some islands: new records, descriptions of new taxa and biogeographical, ecological and taxonomical comments. part 1. Rev. Acad. Canar. Cienc. 27: 9-66.
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Classification:
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Checked: Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Caryophylliidae (Family) > Africana (Genus) > Africana wirtzi (Species)

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