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Montipora australiensis


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lexID:
4356 
AphiaID:
287693 
Scientific:
Montipora australiensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > australiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Occurrence:
Chile, Niue, Mozambique, Tokelau, Kiribati, Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, Australia, Barriera corallina, Coralsea, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Madagascar, Malesia, Mauritius, Nuova Caledonia, Oceano Indiano occidentale, Papua Nuova Guinea, Polinesia Francese, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapore, Tailandia, Taiwan, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
50 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 250 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:
2012-04-28 14:26:27 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Bernard, 1897

Characters: Colonies are thick plates and irregular columns. Corallites are both immersed and exsert, the latter having a prominent ring of fused thecal papillae. Fine ridges of coenosteum, which are mostly vertical on branches, join corallites forming a network.

Colour: Pale brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments exposed to strong wave action.

Abundance: Rare.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > Montipora australiensis (Species)

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