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Sandalolitha robusta

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Sandalolitha robusta. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Corallite detail. Photograph: Neville Coleman

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lexID:
4226 
Scientific:
Sandalolitha robusta 
German:
Pilzkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Sandalolitha (Genus) > robusta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quelch, ), 1886 
Occurrence:
Australia, Christmas Islands, Coralsea, Fiji, Filippine, Giava, Golfo del Bengala, Guam, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Maldive, Malesia, Mar Cinese meridionale, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Nuova Guinea, Oceania, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Polinesia Francese, Samoa, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tailandia, Taiwan, Thaiti, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
fitoplancton, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Animale per esperti!! quasi impossibile da mantenere bene 
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:
2012-03-17 19:51:06 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Quelch, 1886

Description: Colonies are large, free-living, circular to oval, dome-shaped and heavily constructed, without an axial furrow. Corallites are compact. Septa vary little in height. Tentacles are extended only at night.
Color: Usually pale or dark brown or green, sometimes mottled and sometimes with purple margins and white corallite centres.
Habitat: Most reef habitats.
Abundance: Common.
Similar Species: Sandalolitha dentata, which is irregular in shape and less domed, with widely spaced corallites.

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