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Dipsastraea speciosa


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lexID:
1814 
Scientific:
Dipsastraea speciosa 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
knob coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Dipsastraea (Genus) > speciosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Mozambique, Afrique du Sud, Australie, barrière de récif, île Maurice, Inde, Indonésie, Mer Rouge, Nouvelle Zélande, Océan Indien, Pacifique Sud, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-04-12 19:41:03 

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Dipsastraea speciosa (Dana, 1846)

Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are massive. Corallites are circular and closely compacted in shallow water, more widely spaced in deeper water. Septa are fine, numerous and regular. Paliform lobes are usually poorly developed.

Synonymised names:
Astraea speciosa Dana, 1846 (basionym, new combination)
Favia speciosa (Dana, 1846) (previous combination)

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