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Pentapora foliacea

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5801 
Scientific:
Pentapora foliacea 
German:
Moostierchen 
English:
Potato Crisp Bryozoan, Ross Coral 
Category:
Mszywioły 
Occurrence:
Northern Africa, Morocco 
Size:
20 cm - 40 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 23°C 
Food:
Filter feeder 
Difficulty:
Wyłącznie dla ekspertów! Bardzo trudny w hodowli! 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
  • Pentapora americana
  • Pentapora fascialis
  • Pentapora ottomuelleriana
 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2013-07-24 20:42:21 

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(Ellis & Solander, 1786)

The species usually colonises boulders or bedrock, with small colonies occasionally found on kelp holdfasts.
Pentapora foliacea is found in subtidal waters and is most common below 18 m and often abundant between 25-35 m.

Text source: Bryozoa of the British Isles

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