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Porites cylindrica


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lexID:
4287 
AphiaID:
207229 
Scientific:
Porites cylindrica 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Hump Coral 
Category:
SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > cylindrica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Occurrence:
Andaman, Australia, Bunaken, Det Indiske Hav, Filippinene, Guam, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Java, Korallhavet, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Maldivene, Marshalløyene, Mauritius, Mikronesia, Ny Caledonia, Ny Guinea, Oceania, Palau, Papa Ny Guinea, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sydkinahavet, Taiwan, Timor, Tonga, Vanuatu, Øst-Afrika 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Lys 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Vanskelig 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-07 11:14:58 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Dana, 1846

Characters: Colonies are branching, sometimes with an encrusting base. Corallites are shallow giving branches a smooth surface.

Colour: Usually cream, yellow, blue or green.

Habitat: May be a dominant species in lagoons or on back reef margins.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Palauastrea ramosa , Porites attenuata , Porites compressa

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  1. AIMS (en)
  2. WORMS (en)

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