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Pachyseris rugosa


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lexID:
4300 
AphiaID:
207292 
Scientific:
Pachyseris rugosa 
German:
Elefantenhautkoralle 
English:
Serpent Coral, Elephant Skin Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Pachyseris (Genus) > rugosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1801 
Occurrence:
Australia, Bunaken, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Giava, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Madagascar, Malesia, Mar Cinese meridionale, Mar rosso, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Pacifico occidentale, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Seychelles, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tailandia, Taiwan, Timor Est, Vanuatu 
Size:
500 cm - 800 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 28°C 
Food:
fitoplancton, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-12 22:14:39 

Husbandry

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Nemenzo, 1955

Characters: Colonies are upright, irregular, usually contorted, anastomosing bifacial plates. They are often over one metre across. Columellae are wall-like lobes.

Colour: Deep bluish-grey or brown.

Habitat: May develop into large mound-shaped colonies in shallow water but smaller colonies occur in a wide range of habitats including those exposed to strong wave action.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Pachyseris gemmae , Pachyseris involuta

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