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Acropora lianae

Acropora lianaeis commonly referred to as Stoney Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Animale non indicato per i neofiti. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
1511 
AphiaID:
430648 
Scientific:
Acropora lianae 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stoney Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > lianae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1892 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 14:47:16 

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Colonies form compact bushes up to 0.5 metres across. Axial and incipient axial corallites are distinctive. Radial corallites are usually a mixture of sizes and are short, barrel-shaped, and strongly appressed.

Colour: Dark lower parts of branches and white upper parts.

Similar species: Acropora loripes, which has straighter branches which do not form many branchlets. See also A. valida, which has thicker branchlets and larger corallites. The white branch ends are distinctive underwater. Habitat: Shallow reef environments, especially on horizontal substrates.

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