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Dendronephthya sp.
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Cnidaria
Class: Octocorallia
Order: Alcyonacea
Family: Nephtheidae
Genus: Dendronephthya
Kuekenthal, 1905
Dendronephthya sp.

Dendronephthya is a genus of soft corals in the family Nephtheidae.[2] There are over 250 described species in this genus. They are sometimes kept in aquariums, but are notoriously difficult to keep, requiring a near constant supply of small foods such as phytoplankton.



  1. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Spongodes". Retrieved 2012-06-05.
  2. ^ "WoRMS - World Register of Marine Species - Dendronephthya Kuekenthal, 1905". Retrieved 2012-06-05.

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