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Watersipora subtorquata


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lexID:
12891 
AphiaID:
111592 
Scientific:
Watersipora subtorquata 
German:
Rostrotes Mosstierchen 
English:
Red-rust Bryozoan 
Category:
 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Bryozoa (Phylum) > Gymnolaemata (Class) > Cheilostomatida (Order) > Watersiporidae (Family) > Watersipora (Genus) > subtorquata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(d'Orbigny, ), 1852 
Occurrence:
North Pacific (Ocean), Invasive Species, Tasmanien, Австралия, Бртианские острова , Китай, Мексиканский залив, Новая Зеландия, Сша, Южная африка, Южный Тихий океан 
Sea depth:
1 - 2 Meter 
Size:
30 cm - 60 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Suspension feeder 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Not available as offspring 
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:
2020-03-17 19:54:47 

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Watersipora subtorquata (d'Orbigny, 1852)

This red-rust moss animal is known from rocks, oyster shells, pilings, floats, oil platforms, ships' hulls, and fouling plates. It is tolerant of copper and mercury antifouling paints,

It is a suspension feeder.

Synonymised names:
Watersipora edmondsoni Soule & Soule, 1968

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