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Acropora cardenae (c) by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
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Profile lexID: 4023 Scientific: Acropora cardenae German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora cardenae Category: Coraux durs SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cardenae (Species) Initial determination: Wells, 1985 Occurrence: Australie, barrière de récif, Philippines Size: 20 cm - 80 cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Food: nourriture ultra fine, plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière Tank: ~ 250 Liter Difficulty: pas pour les débutants CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are fine prostrate branches which divide at irregular intervals. Axial corallites are blunt. Radial corallites are widely spaced, short, appressed and nariform at branch bases becoming tubular towards their ends.
Colour: Pale brown.
Habitat: Associated with Halimeda banks at over 20 metres depth.
Abundance: Locally common.
Similar species: Acropora torihalimeda
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wells (1985), Wallace (1994, 1999).
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