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Anacropora spinosa

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Anacropora spinosa (c) “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

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lexID:
4090 
AphiaID:
289244 
Scientific:
Anacropora spinosa 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Anacropora Spinosa 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Anacropora (Genus) > spinosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rehberg, 1892 
Occurrence:
Filippine, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Mangime in polvere, Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-05 11:22:28 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Anacropora spinosa
Rehberg, 1892






Characters: Branches are compact, contorted, less than 10 millimetres thick and tapering to a point. Spines project below corallites. Corallites are elongate, crowded, irregular, and are usually not strongly tapered.

Colour: Pale brown, sometimes with white branch tips.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Anacropora puertogalerae

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Pillai (1973). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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