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Thalassia testudinum


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lexID:
7446 
AphiaID:
374720 
Scientific:
Thalassia testudinum 
German:
Seegras 
English:
Turtle Grass 
Category:
Trawy morskie 
Family tree:
Plantae (Kingdom) > Tracheophyta (Phylum) > Magnoliopsida (Class) > Alismatales (Order) > Hydrocharitaceae (Family) > Thalassia (Genus) > testudinum (Species) 
Initial determination:
K.D.Koenig, 1805 
Occurrence:
Dominican Republic, Jamaica, USA, The Bahamas, the Cayman Islands, Haiti, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, the Caribbean, the Netherlands Antilles, Barbados, Costa Rica, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Venezuela, Guatemala, Columbia, Panama, Belize, Bermudy, Boliwia, Honduras, Maksyk (Wschodnim Pacyfiku), Nikaragua 
Size:
bis zu 60cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
światło/zooksantelle 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2014-08-16 19:19:39 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Thalassia testudinum are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Thalassia testudinum, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Thalassia testudinum, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Banks ex König, 1805

Thalassia testudinum is found in coral reefs, sand, mud, rocks, and rubble bottoms at depths between 0 to 10 meters.

The Seegras is food for turtles and manatee,
nursery for juvenile species and producer of
Oxygen.

Classification: Biota > Plantae (Kingdom) > Tracheophyta (Phylum) > Alismatales (Order) > Hydrocharitaceae (Family) > Thalassia (Genus)

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