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Montipora venosa


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lexID:
1770 
AphiaID:
207139 
Scientific:
Montipora venosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > venosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Mayotte, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Northern Territory, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Réunion , Myanmar, Hong Kong, Northern Mariana Islands, Vietnam, Iran, Cambodia, Caroline Island, Eritrea, Tokelau, New South Wales, Western Australia, Pakistan, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Yemen, Saudi Arabia, Kiribati, Brunei Darussalam, Lord Howe Island, the Society Islands, Nauru, India, Norfolk Island, Vereinigte Arabische Emirate, Israel, Quatar, Somalia, Kuwait, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Tansania, Mozambique, Niue, Irak, Wallis and Futuna, Tuvalu, Jordan, Comores, Sudan, Admiralty øyer, Amerikansk Samoa, Andaman, Australia, Bahrain, Banggai-øyene, Cargados-Carajos, Cook-Island, Det Indiske Hav, Egypt, Fiji, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kina, Korallhavet, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Pitcairnøyene, Queensland, Rodrigues, Ryukyu Øyene, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Sri Lanka, Syd-Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Togian, Tonga, Tuamoto øyene, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 28°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, 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:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-03-28 19:19:38 

Captive breeding / propagation

Montipora venosa is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Montipora venosa, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

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Montipora venosa
Ehrenberg, 1834

Characters: Colonies are massive. Corallites are a mixture; some slightly exsert, others foveolate (funnel-shaped). Tuberculae and papillae are absent.

Colour: Usually pale brown or blue (which may photograph purple).

Habitat: Most reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Wallace (1984). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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