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Pleuractis gravis

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lexID:
10394 
Scientific:
Pleuractis gravis 
German:
Pilzkoralle 
English:
Mushroom Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Pleuractis (Genus) > gravis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Nemenzo, ), 1955 
Occurrence:
Filippine, Nuova Caledonia, Papua Nuova Guinea, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, Daphnia salina, invertebrati, Mysis, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-25 16:03:21 

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(Nemenzo, 1955)

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World"

Characters: Polyps are elongate, up to 200 mm long with irregular sides. They are thick and heavy and usually have a central arch and long axial furrow. Most septa extend from the mouth to the perimeter. Peripheral mouths are sometimes formed.
Colour: Dark brown or reddish.

Similar Species:
Fungia taiwanensis is less thick and has a relatively short axial furrow. Fungia seychellensis does not have an irregular shape nor peripheral mouths. See also Ctenactis echinata.

Habitat: Reef habitats.
Abundance: Uncommon

Source: Corals of the World

Synonyme:
Fungia (Pleuractis) gravis Nemenzo, 1955
Fungia gravis Nemenzo, 1955

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Pleuractis (Genus) > Pleuractis gravis (Species)

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Muelly am 13.02.17#2
Vielen Dank Andre für den Hinweis, Artikel wurde zu LPS verschoben.
Lg von Muelly

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