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Acropora rongelapensis

Acropora rongelapensisis commonly referred to as Acropora rongelapensis. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
8558 
AphiaID:
288239 
Scientific:
Acropora rongelapensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Rongelapensis 
Category:
Coralli duri SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > rongelapensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Richards & Wallace, 2004 
Size:
bis zu 20cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-07-11 12:29:03 

Info

Zoe Richards & Cardan C. Wallace, 2004

Very special thanks for the first two photos of Acropora rongelapensis to Dr. Paul Muir, Acting Curator for corals at the Museum of Tropical Queensland (MTQ).

Dr. Muir hat taken the photos at Rongelap, Marshall Islands.

Growth form: indeterminate plate or arborescent
Branches: lenght 5 to 10 cm, diameter 5 - 9,9mm

IUCN:
This species was collected subtidally from a deep lagoon habitat between 28 and 30 m depth (Richards and Wallace 2004). It can be found on protected deep sandy slopes (Richards pers. comm.). It can be found as shallow as 20 m and as deep as 40 m.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > Acropora rongelapensis (Species)

External links

  1. Dr. Paul Muir (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. Erstbeschreibung von Acropora rongelapensis (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Informationen zu Dr. Zoe Richards (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  5. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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