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Favites bestae


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lexID:
3591 
AphiaID:
411194 
Scientific:
Favites bestae 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Favites Bestae 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > bestae (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Indonesia, Nuova Caledonia 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Copepods, Amphipods, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-29 20:48:13 

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Description: Colonies are submassive to encrusting. Corallites are thick walled and rounded, becoming subplocoid. Septa are few in number, uniform in height and are usually in two (alternating) orders. Paliform lobes and columellae are well developed.
Color: Browns and greens, usually with contrasting walls and centres.

Taxonomic note and references: This is a new name for Favites melicerum as discussed by Wijsman-Best (1972) and Veron, Pichon and Wijsman-Best (1977). See ‘New species described in Corals of the World’ (Veron, in preparation) for further information. Source reference: Veron (2000).

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