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Montipora malampaya

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Montipora malampaya. Philippines. Detail of branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4337 
AphiaID:
287717 
Scientific:
Montipora malampaya 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > malampaya (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1967 
Occurrence:
Australia, Filippinene, Indo-Pacific, Japan, Java, Malaysia, Papa Ny Guinea, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Stillehavet, Vest, Sulawesi, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor 
Size:
20 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Middels 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-22 18:10:15 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron, 2000

Characters: Colonies are laminae sometimes forming whorls or tiers and upright branches, which are usually fused. The coenosteum is coarse with elongate coenostial papillae which are sometimes fused into short irregular ridges.

Colour: Brown or green, with white tips to papillae.

Habitat: Upper reef slopes.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Montipora cactus , Montipora porites , Montipora stellata

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