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Species Name: Muricea muricata

Authority: (Pallas, 1766)

Common Name: Spiny Sea Fan/Whip

Range: Western Atlantic Ocean: Florida, Gulf of Mexico, Caribbean, West Indies, Colombia

Natural Environment: Inhabits various depths and found on coral fragments and rocky rubble

General Husbandry: Has a temperature range of 68 to 79°F (20 - 26°C). Requires moderate light, very good water quality, and moderate water movement. Hopefully someone has a better photo! If so, please send it.

Spiny Sea Fan/Whip (Muricea muricata) Photo Credit:rockandwaterscape.com

Photo Credit: rockandwaterscape.com


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