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Fungia corona


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lexID:
1238 
Scientific:
Fungia corona 
German:
Plattenkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Fungia (Genus) > corona (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Klunzinger, ), 1879 
Occurrence:
Australie, barrière de récif, Mer Rouge, Philippines, Tansanie 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
le phytoplancton, le zooplancton, nourriture ultra fine, plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
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:
2005-01-06 19:59:31 

Husbandry

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

Fungia corona
Döderlein, 1901

Characters: Polyps have an irregular outline, flat to strongly convex, thin and light. Septa are of markedly different sizes and have large pointed teeth. Tentacular lobes are weakly developed. Costae are widely spaced, the larger having simple spines. The undersurface has pits between the costae.

Colour: Pale brown often with pale septal margins and tentacular lobes.

Habitat: Reef slopes and lagoons.

Abundance: Common in the Red Sea and western Indian Ocean, uncommon elsewhere.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Pichon (1980). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991).

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