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Astreopora listeri


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lexID:
4162 
AphiaID:
207125 
Scientific:
Astreopora listeri 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Astreopora Listeri 
Category:
LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Astreopora (Genus) > listeri (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1896 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Papa Ny Guinea, Rødehavet, Tonga 
Size:
30 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plankton, Pulverfor, Zooxanthellae / Lys 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
Middels 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2012-02-25 11:46:51 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Astreopora listeri
Bernard, 1896

Characters: Colonies are hemispherical or flattened. Corallites are immersed and sometimes crowded, with small rounded openings surrounded by feathery spinules giving the colony a spiny appearance. Coenosteum papillae are fine.

Colour: Cream, grey or brown.

Habitat: A wide range of environments, especially in shallow turbid water.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Astreopora myriophthalma , Astreopora randalli

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Lamberts (1982), Veron and Wallace (1984). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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