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Montipora australiensis


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lexID:
4356 
AphiaID:
287693 
Scientific:
Montipora australiensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > australiensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Occurrence:
Kiribati, Mayotte, Wallis and Futuna, Chile, Niue, Mozambique, Tokelau, Australia, Fiji, Filippinene, Fransk Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Indiske Hav, West, Indo-Pacific, Indonesia, Japan, Korallhavet, Madagaskar, Malaysia, Mauritius, Ny Caledonia, Papa Ny Guinea, Samoa, Seychellene, Singapore, Solomonøyene, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
50 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Lys 
Tank:
~ 250 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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-28 14:26:27 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Bernard, 1897

Characters: Colonies are thick plates and irregular columns. Corallites are both immersed and exsert, the latter having a prominent ring of fused thecal papillae. Fine ridges of coenosteum, which are mostly vertical on branches, join corallites forming a network.

Colour: Pale brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments exposed to strong wave action.

Abundance: Rare.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > Montipora australiensis (Species)

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