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Turbo fluctuosus


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lexID:
4581 
AphiaID:
413380 
Scientific:
Turbo fluctuosus 
German:
Turbo Schnecke 
English:
Mexican Turbo Snail 
Category:
Snegler 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Trochida (Order) > Turbinidae (Family) > Turbo (Genus) > fluctuosus (Species) 
Initial determination:
W. Wood, 1828 
Occurrence:
Californiagulfen, Mexico (Øst Pacific), Mexicogulfen 
Size:
bis zu 5cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Alger 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
Lett 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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Publisher:
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Last edit:
2012-08-27 08:47:13 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Turbo fluctuosus W. Wood, 1828

Also known as the Turban or Top Shell Snail, Turbo fluctuosa has a thick, top- or turban-shaped shell with an irridescent interior. The Turbo Snail is native to the Gulf of California off the coast of Mexico.

Synonymised taxa:
Turbo (Callopoma) fluctuosus W. Wood, 1828
Turbo assimilis Kiener, 1847
Turbo fluctuatus Reeve, 1848
Turbo fokkesi Jonas, 1843
Turbo tessellatus Kiener, 1848

Classification: Biota >
Animalia (Kingdom) >
Mollusca (Phylum) >
Gastropoda (Class) >
Vetigastropoda (Subclass) >
Trochoidea (Superfamily) >
Turbinidae (Family) >
Turbininae (Subfamily) >
Turbo (Genus)


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