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Tritonia hombergii


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lexID:
5974 
AphiaID:
416648 
Scientific:
Tritonia hombergii 
German:
Große Tritonia 
English:
Nudibranch 
Category:
голожаберный Моллюск 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Mollusca (Phylum) > Gastropoda (Class) > Nudibranchia (Order) > Tritoniidae (Family) > Tritonia (Genus) > hombergii (Species) 
Initial determination:
Cuvier, 1803 
Occurrence:
Бртианские острова , Европейский берег, Северная атлантика 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
°C - 20°C 
Food:
Predatory, Кораллы (Полипы), Специалист по питанию 
Difficulty:
Not suitable for aquarium keeping 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Not evaluated 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-07 15:32:34 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Tritonia hombergii Cuvier, 1803 AphiaID: 416648

Tritonia hombergii is a large sea slug, growing up to 20 cm in length. The body varies in colour from white to a dark purple brown and is lighter ventrally .The colour darkens with age. The rhinophores are branched at the tip with basal sheaths. The mantle is covered with numerous soft tubercles.The juveniles were originally considered as a different species known as Tritonia alba, but its a change from juveniles to adults.

Contact with Tritonia hombergii , humans can cause irritation to the skin to blister.

Tritonia hombergi feeds on soft coral Alcyonium digitatum.

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