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Eusmilia fastigiata


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lexID:
4382 
Scientific:
Eusmilia fastigiata 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Eusmilia fastigiata 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Meandrinidae (Family) > Eusmilia (Genus) > fastigiata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1766 
Occurrence:
Caraibi 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 200 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:
2012-05-12 09:09:15 

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

Eusmilia fastigiata
(Pallas, 1766)


Characters: Colonies are usually dome-shaped and phaceloid, with widely spaced tubular corallites. Septa are evenly spaced, in two alternating orders. Primary septa are exsert. Costae are well developed. Tentacles are extended at night and are of two sizes, those corresponding with primary septa having broad bases.

Colour: Yellow-brown to grey.

Habitat: Protected reef environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon but conspicuous.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Roos (1971), Wells (1973b), Zlatarski and Estalella (1982). Additional identification guides: Colin (1978), Wood (1983), Humann (1993).

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