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Calliactis polypus


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lexID:
905 
AphiaID:
220515 
Scientific:
Calliactis polypus 
German:
Einsiedler-Symbioseanemone 
English:
Hermit Crab Anemone 
Category:
Anemonen 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Actiniaria (Order) > Hormathiidae (Family) > Calliactis (Genus) > polypus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Forsskål, ), 1775 
Occurrence:
Hawaii, South-Pazific, Mozambique, Indo Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, Red Sea, Africa, China, Japan 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
1 cm - 2 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Smelts, Plankton, Stofvoer, Vissen (kleine vissen), Zooplankton, zoöxanthellen / licht 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
Zeer gemakkelijk 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-01-22 15:36:48 

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Calliactis polypus (Forsskål, 1775)

This anemone is found on shells occupied by a few hermit crabs in the genus Dandanus.

Synonymised names:
Actinia decorata Couthouy in Dana, 1846
Actinia maculata
Actinia polypus
Adamsia decorata
Adamsia miriam Haddon & Shackleton, 1893
Calliactis decorata (Drayton in Dana, 1849)
Calliactis miriam Haddon & Shackleton, 1893
Cribrina (Tristemma) polypus Ehrenberg
Priapus polypus Forsskål, 1775

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