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Symphyllia valenciennesii


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lexID:
633 
Scientific:
Symphyllia valenciennesii 
German:
Wulstkoralle 
English:
Snake Brain Coral 
Category:
Coralli duri LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Symphyllia (Genus) > valenciennesii (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Milne Edwards & Haime, ), 1849 
Occurrence:
Indonesia, Papua Nuova Guinea 
Size:
30 cm - 40 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plancton, Zooxantelle/Luce 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Mediamente facile 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Last edit:
2004-09-11 14:55:07 

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Symphyllia valenciennesii
Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849

Similar Species: Symphyllia agaricia, which may have valleys of similar size but these are not flat. See also Lobophyllia hataii, which is composed primarily of valleys rather than a flat central area. Lobophyllia flabelliformis also has large fleshy polyps.




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