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Acropora cardenae (c) by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
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Profile lexID: 4023 AphiaID: 288188 Scientific: Acropora cardenae German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Cardenae Category: SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cardenae (Species) Initial determination: Wells, 1985 Occurrence: Australia, Filippinene, Great Barrier Reef Size: 20 cm - 80 cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Food: Plankton, Pulverfor, Zooxanthellae / Lys Tank: ~ 250 Liter Difficulty: Vanskelig CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are fine prostrate branches which divide at irregular intervals. Axial corallites are blunt. Radial corallites are widely spaced, short, appressed and nariform at branch bases becoming tubular towards their ends.
Colour: Pale brown.
Habitat: Associated with Halimeda banks at over 20 metres depth.
Abundance: Locally common.
Similar species: Acropora torihalimeda
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wells (1985), Wallace (1994, 1999).
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