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Tubipora musica

Linnaeus

Organ-Pipe Coral

Classification
Identification
Biology
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Classification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Latin name : Tubipora musica (Linnaeus)
Synonyms :
Classification : Scleractinia [ Bourne, 1900 ] ( Hard corals )
 
Name : Orgue de mer
Corail tuyaux-d'orgue
Name : Organ-Pipe Coral
Pipe Organ
White Organ Pipe
White Organ Pipe Coral
Identification   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Main identification characters
Although multi-colored while living in water, once this soft coral has died, only its bright red skeleton remains. The long, parallel polyps or stalks on the coral are distinctive for the species.
Possible confusions
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Biology   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Feed
Feed brine shrimp, micro-plankton.
Cycle of life / Reproduction
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Interaction with other species
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Distribution   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Habitat

Coral
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Geographical distribution
Indian and Pacific oceans.
Links   {MSG_BIOLOGY_LISTE_CATEGORIES}
Websites :
http://oncampus.richmond.edu/cultural/museums/lrginfo/25/25_musica.htm [...]
http://www.reefimages.com/Corals/Corals23.htm

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Data sheet written by Christophe Naslain , 21/05/2003

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