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Brain Coral (Platygyra lamellina) , Sachiko, Bunaken Island, Sulawesi, INDONESIA 2009
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Platygyra lamellina. Houtman Abrolhos Islands, south-western Australia. This species usually forms flat plates with valleys approximately perpendicular to the margin. Photograph: Charlie Veron
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Profile lexID: 2243 AphiaID: 207487 Scientific: Platygyra lamellina German: Hirnkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Platygyra (Genus) > lamellina (Species) Initial determination: (Ehrenberg, ), 1834 Occurrence: , India , United States Minor Outlying Islands , Israel , Tansania , Quatar , Réunion , Gulf of Oman / Oman , Vereinigte Arabische Emirate , Irak , Tokelau , Jordan , Comores , Mozambique , Eritrea , Wallis and Futuna , Tuvalu , Mayotte , Pakistan , The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands) , Iran , Cambodia , Somalia , Kuwait , Nauru , Vietnam , Yemen , Sudan , Kiribati , Saudi Arabia , Djibouti Amerikansk Samoa, Australia, Bahrain, Det Indiske Hav, Egypt, Fiji, Filippinene, Great Barrier Reef, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu Sea depth: 1 - 30 Meter Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Lys Tank: ~ 150 Liter Difficulty: Middels Offspring: Possible 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Captive breeding / propagation The offspring of Platygyra lamellina are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Platygyra lamellina, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Platygyra lamellina, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Infos from AIMs Site: Characters:
Colonies are massive and meandroid, with thick walls. Septa are uniformly exsert and are neat and rounded. Columellae may be well developed, but do not form distinct centres.
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