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Profile lexID: 11849 AphiaID: 290318 Scientific: Lohowia koosi German: Lederkoralle English: Lohowia Koosi, Leather Coral Category: Mykkoraller Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Alcyonacea (Order) > Alcyoniidae (Family) > Lohowia (Genus) > koosi (Species) Initial determination: Alderslade, 2003 Occurrence: , Tasman Sea , East Coast Australia , Lord Howe Island Japan, Stillehavet, Syd, Stillehavet, Vest Sea depth: 13 - 24,9 Meter Size: 40 cm - 60 cm Temperature: °C - 21,4°C Food: Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, Zooxanthellae / Lys 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 CITES: Not evaluated Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2018-12-16 13:59:12
Last edit: 2018-12-16 15:14:45
Captive breeding / propagation The offspring of Lohowia koosi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Lohowia koosi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Lohowia koosi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
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