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Acropora elseyi

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Acropora elseyi (c) “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

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lexID:
4047 
AphiaID:
207113 
Scientific:
Acropora elseyi 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Elseyi 
Category:
SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > elseyi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1892 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, India, Yemen, Mozambique, Tuvalu, Saudi Arabia, Kiribati, Niue, Brunei Darussalam, Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, Djibouti, Tokelau, Réunion , United States Minor Outlying Islands, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), Cambodia, Vietnam, Amerikansk Samoa, Australia, Cook-Island, Det Indiske Hav, Fiji, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Hawai, Indiske Hav, West, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Malaysia, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Queensland, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Sea depth:
0 - 16 Meter 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plankton, Pulverfor, 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:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-02-15 21:29:51 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Characters:
Colonies are shaped like fir trees, with bottlebrush-like radiating sub-branches increasing in length down main branches. The degree of branch development varies greatly with environment. Axial and radial corallites are similar. Both are small with thick rounded walls.

Colour: Yellow or cream with pale branch tips.

Habitat: Shallow reef slopes and fringing reefs.

Abundance: Common and may form extensive single species stands.

Similar species: Acropora carduus , Acropora longicyathus , Acropora subglabra

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Wallace (1984), Wallace (1999). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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