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Profile lexID: 1677 AphiaID: 207050 Scientific: Acropora polystoma German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Corals Category: SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > polystoma (Species) Initial determination: (Brook, ), 1891 Occurrence: , Kiribati , Nauru , the Society Islands , Tuvalu , Jordan , The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands) , Comores , Djibouti , Cambodia , Mozambique , Wallis and Futuna , Brunei Darussalam , Saudi Arabia , Yemen , Réunion , Mayotte , Niue , Eritrea , Sudan , Israel , Vietnam Amerikansk Samoa, Australia, Cook-Island, Egypt, Fiji, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Indonesia, Japan, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Rødehavet, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Taiwan, Timor, Vanuatu Sea depth: 3 - 10 Meter Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Lys Tank: ~ 200 Liter Difficulty: Vanskelig Offspring: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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From AIMS: Characters:
Colonies are irregular clumps or corymbose plates with tapered branches of similar length and shape. Axial corallites are small and exsert. Radial corallites are usually arranged in rows down branchlet sides. They are irregularly immersed to tubular, giving colonies a spiny appearance.
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