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Dipsastraea speciosa

Dipsastraea speciosais commonly referred to as knob coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Mediamente facile. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Copyright Dr. Gerry Allen, Foto Papau-Neuguinea, “From J.E.N. Charlie Veron, Corals of the World.”


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lexID:
1814 
AphiaID:
758219 
Scientific:
Dipsastraea speciosa 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Knob Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Dipsastraea (Genus) > speciosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
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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in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-04-12 19:41:03 

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Dipsastraea speciosa (Dana, 1846)

Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are massive. Corallites are circular and closely compacted in shallow water, more widely spaced in deeper water. Septa are fine, numerous and regular. Paliform lobes are usually poorly developed.

Synonymised names:
Astraea speciosa Dana, 1846 (basionym, new combination)
Favia speciosa (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)

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. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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