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Leptoseris amitoriensis

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Leptoseris amitoriensis. Philippines. L. amitoriensis (above) with L. gardineri (below). Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4401 
AphiaID:
288717 
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:
Vietnam, Tuvalu, Celebes Sea, 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) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-01 17:33:52 

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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.

Abundance: Rare.

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