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Leptoseris amitoriensis. Philippines. L. amitoriensis (above) with L. gardineri (below). Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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Profile lexID: 4401 Scientific: Leptoseris amitoriensis German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony coral, Sunray Lettuce Coral Category: Coralli duri LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Leptoseris (Genus) > amitoriensis (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 1990 Occurrence: , Celebes Sea , Vietnam , Tuvalu Australia, Cina, Fiji, Filippine, Giappone, Indonesia, Indopacifico, Isole Marshall, Isole Salomon, Malesia, Mar Cinese meridionale, Micronesia, Nuova Caledonia, Pacifico occidentale, Palau, Papua Nuova Guinea, Sulawesi, Tailandia, Taiwan, Vanuatu Sea depth: 0 - 30 Meter Size: 10 cm - 30 cm Temperature: 23°C - 28°C Food: fitoplancton, Plancton, zooplancton, Zooxantelle/Luce Tank: ~ 450 Liter Difficulty: Animale non indicato per i neofiti Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Near threatened (NT) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are tiers or whorls of broad fronds with fluted edges. Corallites are widely spaced and are approximately in rows parallel to the frond margins. They are small and superficial becoming smaller towards the frond margins.
Colour: Pale to dark brown.
Habitat: Lower reef slopes protected from wave action. It can form large fields.
This species is found from 15-30 m.
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