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Platygyra yaeyamensis. Philippines. Variation in valley colour and structure. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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Profile lexID: 4245 AphiaID: 289208 Scientific: Platygyra yaeyamaensis German: Hirnkoralle English: Brain Coral Category: Coralli duri LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Platygyra (Genus) > yaeyamaensis (Species) Initial determination: (Eguchi & Shirai, ), 1977 Occurrence: , Myanmar , Vietnam , Cambodia Australia, Bunaken, Cina, Filippine, Giappone, Giava, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Ryukyu, Isole Salomon, Malesia, Mar Cinese meridionale, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Nuova Guinea, Oceania, Oceano Indiano, Papua Nuova Guinea, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tailandia, Taiwan, Timor Est Sea depth: 1 - 20 Meter Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Food: fitoplancton, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce Tank: ~ 250 Liter Difficulty: Mediamente facile Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Eguchi and Shirai, 1977
Description: Colonies are encrusting or submassive. Most are monocentric or nearly so, especially towards the colony centre. Septa are exsert and have irregular teeth giving colonies a ragged appearance. Columellae form indistinct centres. Paliform lobes are weakly developed.
Color: Brown or cream, sometimes with green or cream valley floors.
Habitat: Reef environments.
Similar Species: Favites stylifera, which has smaller corallites.
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