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Goniopora pendulus

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Goniopora pendulus. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Polyps detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4028 
Scientific:
Goniopora pendulus 
German:
Margeritenkoralle 
English:
Goniopora pendulus 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Goniopora (Genus) > pendulus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 1985 
Occurrence:
Australie, Indonésie, Japon, Malaisie, Philippines, Singapour 
Size:
25 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°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)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-01-29 16:08:39 

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

Description: Colonies are hemispherical or, more usually, form short thick columns. Columellae and oral cones are small. Polyps are elongate when fully extended.
Color: Usually brown, yellow or green, often with contrasting oral cones and tentacle tips.
Habitat: Forms large single species stands, especially in turbid water.
Abundance: Common.
Similar Species: Goniopora columna, which has large columellae and oral cones. Goniopora stokesi has high ragged walls and broad columellae.

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