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Acropora batunai

Acropora batunaiis commonly referred to as Stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Animale non indicato per i neofiti. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
1620 
AphiaID:
288187 
Scientific:
Acropora batunai 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > batunai (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wallace, 1997 
Sea depth:
1 - 44 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale non indicato per i neofiti 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Critically endangered (CR) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 14:03:14 

Captive breeding / propagation

Acropora batunai is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Acropora batunai, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

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From Corals of the World, Charly Veron:

Acropora batunai
Wallace, 1997

Characters: Colonies are corymbose, cushion-like or form tables up to approximately one metre across. They have prostrate horizontal branches with short upright branchlets. Axial, incipient axial and radial corallites intergrade; all are small, tubular and sharp edged. Branchlets tend to have a bottlebrush arrangement of radial corallites.

Colour: Pale brown, blue (which may photograph pink) or grey.

Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora microclados , Acropora rambleri

Synonym:
Acropora batunai Wallace, 1997

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > Acropora batunai (Species)

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace (1997, 1999).

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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