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Lobophyllia dentatus

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Lobophyllia dentatus. Papua New Guinea. Colonies are commonly large and are usually hemispherical. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4384 
AphiaID:
763791 
Scientific:
Lobophyllia dentatus 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) > dentatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Occurrence:
Vietnam, Celebes Sea, Australia, Bunaken, Coralsea, Filippine, Giava, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Salomon, Malesia, Mar Cinese meridionale, Mar delle Andamane, Mare di banda, Micronesia, Pacifico occidentale, Papua Nuova Guinea, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tailandia, Timor Est, Vanuatu 
Size:
bis zu 200cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
fitoplancton, Plancton, zooplancton 
Tank:
~ 500 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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-27 07:49:36 

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

Characters: Colonies are flat to hemispherical and up to 2 metres across. They have tusk-like, elongate, closely compacted monocentric corallites. Individual corallites unite only at the base of the colony. Primary septa are very exsert, with long teeth. The exsert primary septa have a spoke-like appearance underwater.

Colour: Uniform grey.

Habitat: Upper reef slopes and lagoons.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Lobophyllia corymbosa , Lobophyllia corymbosa , Lobophyllia hemprichii

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) >

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