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“From J.E.N. Charlie Veron, Corals of the World.”, Foto Calamian Islands , Philippinen
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Cycloseris erosa. Tanzania. Detail of a polyp with tentacles. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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Profile lexID: 4274 Scientific: Cycloseris erosa German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Cycloseris erosa Category: Coralli duri LPS Family tree: (Kingdom) > (Phylum) > (Class) > (Order) > (Family) > Cycloseris (Genus) > erosa (Species) Occurrence: , Celebes Sea , Tansania , Cebu , Réunion Australia, Barriera corallina, Bunaken, Coralsea, Filippine, Indonesia, Isole Salomon, Madagascar, Maldive, Mar delle Andamane, Mare di banda, Mauritius, Seychelles, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Timor Est Size: bis zu 12cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Food: fitoplancton, Mangime in polvere, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: Mediamente facile Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2012-03-30 11:13:33
Last edit: 2012-03-30 11:13:33
Captive breeding / propagation The offspring of Cycloseris erosa are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Cycloseris erosa, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Cycloseris erosa, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Polyps are approximately circular, nearly flat to strongly convex, with a flat or concave undersurface. The central arch is well formed. Septa are irregular, with ragged margins.
Colour: Brown or mottled.
Habitat: Soft inter-reef substrates.
Similar species: Cycloseris curvata
Cycloseris erosa (Döderlein, 1901)
Fungia (Cycloseris) tenuis Dana, 1846
Fungia cooperi Gardiner, 1909
Fungia erosa Döderlein, 1901
Fungia tenuis Dana, 1846
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Cycloseris (Genus) > Cycloseris tenuis (Species)
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Pichon (1980). Additional identification guide: Veron (1986).
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