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Acropora pulchra


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lexID:
1776 
Scientific:
Acropora pulchra 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony corals 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > pulchra (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1891 
Occurrence:
Australie, barrière de récif 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-08 14:53:25 

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Info from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are arborescent with cylindrical branches but may be corymbose, with horizontally fused basal branches which have upturned ends. They may form stands more than 5 metres across. Branches are smaller than those of the large staghorn Acropora species. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, with projecting lower lips.

Similar Species: May superficially resemble Acropora formosa and A. yongei, but radial corallites are distinctive. Acropora aspera has similar radial corallites but these are much larger and more scale-like. See also A. loisetteae.



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