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Profile lexID: 1668 AphiaID: 207103 Scientific: Acropora monticulosa German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Corals Category: Coralli duri SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > monticulosa (Species) Initial determination: (Brüggemann, ), 1879 Occurrence: , Kiribati , Myanmar , Wallis and Futuna , Saudi Arabia , Cambodia , Niue , Komodo (Komodo Island) , Nauru , Vietnam , Brunei Darussalam , Tansania , India , Mozambique , Northern Mariana Islands , Réunion , Tuvalu Australia, Barriera corallina, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Guam, Indonesia, Isola di Cook, Isole Banggai, Isole Marshall, Isole Tuamoto, Kenia, Madagascar, Maldive, Malesia, Mar delle Andamane, Mauritius, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Oceano Indiano, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Picairns, Samoa, Samoa americane, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudafrica, Tailandia, Taiwan, Timor Est, Togian, Tonga Sea depth: 1 - 12 Meter Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 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: Near threatened (NT) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Last edit: 2007-05-08 14:50:18
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May form dome-shaped colonies over 3 metres across, composed of isolated subcolonies which are shaped like upturned hands. Colonies (or subcolonies) are digitate, with thick branches tapering to a small axial corallite. Colonies exposed to strong wave action have pyramid-shaped branchlets. Radial corallites are uniform in size and usually arranged in rows.
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Madrepora monticulosa Brüggemann, 1879
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > Acropora monticulosa (Species)
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