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Montipora spongiosa

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lexID:
10939 
AphiaID:
207168 
Scientific:
Montipora spongiosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > spongiosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Djibouti, Jordan, Sudan, Iran, Yemen, Eritrea, Israel, Arabie-saudite, Egypte, golfe d'Aden, Madagascar, Mer Rouge, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Somalie, Tansanie 
Sea depth:
1 - 20 Meter 
Temperature:
°C - 27°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
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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More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-07-29 16:13:35 

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(Ehrenberg, 1834)

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

Characters: Colonies are clumps of irregularly contorted or flattened branches which may fuse. Corallites usually have a prominent lower lip and are deep and conspicuous. There is no development of papillae or other ornamentation.

Colour: Pale brown.

Similar Species: Montipora kellyi, which has branches which do not fuse and corallites which do not have a prominent lower lip.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Sometimes locally common.

Taxonomic Note: Sometimes difficult to distinguish from non co-occurring species with similar growth form, f.e. Porites spongiosa Ehrenberg, 1834

Synonym:
Porites spongiosa Ehrenberg, 1834

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

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