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Pocillopora effusus

Pocillopora effususis commonly referred to as cauliflower coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Mediamente facile. A aquarium size of at least 350 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien

Pocillopora effusus. Far eastern Pacific islands. A typical outcrop on a rock exposed to strong wave action. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien . Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
4288 
AphiaID:
763797 
Scientific:
Pocillopora effusus 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Cauliflower Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > effusus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Size:
bis zu 200cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 350 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-07 12:49:47 

Info

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron, 2000

Characters: Colonies are commonly more than 2 metres across and are composed of prostrate flattened branches which fuse. Verrucae vary greatly in size from one colony to a neighbouring colony.

Colour: Greenish-brown or tan.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments and rocky foreshores exposed to strong wave action.

Abundance: Common at Clipperton Atoll and rocky foreshores of western Mexico.

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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