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Acropora batunai


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lexID:
1620 
Scientific:
Acropora batunai 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > batunai (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wallace, 1997 
Occurrence:
Israel, Kiribati, Mozambique, Northern Mariana Islands, Cambodia, Wallis and Futuna, the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Yemen, Tuvalu, Timor, Myanmar, Tokelau, Niue, Eritrea, Jordan, Sudan, Tuamoto Islands, Brunei Darussalam, Afrique du Sud, Arabie-saudite, Australie, Comores, Egypte, Fidji, groupe Pitcairn, île de Guam, île Maurice, Îles Banggai, îles Christmas, îles de Cook, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, Inde, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mer Rouge, Micronésie, Nauru, Nouvelle Calédonie, Océan Indien, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Samoa, Samoa américaines, Seychelles, Singapour, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Togian, Tonga, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
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:
2007-05-08 14:03:14 

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From Corals of the World, Charly Veron:

Acropora batunai
Wallace, 1997

Characters: Colonies are corymbose, cushion-like or form tables up to approximately one metre across. They have prostrate horizontal branches with short upright branchlets. Axial, incipient axial and radial corallites intergrade; all are small, tubular and sharp edged. Branchlets tend to have a bottlebrush arrangement of radial corallites.

Colour: Pale brown, blue (which may photograph pink) or grey.

Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora microclados , Acropora rambleri

Synonym:
Acropora batunai Wallace, 1997

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

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace (1997, 1999).

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