Translation in process We're updating the page. There might be some translation errors. Sorry about that ;-)
Porites ornata. Philippines. Showing the characteristically rough surface of branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron
Uploaded by AndiV. Image detail
Profile lexID: 4209 AphiaID: 430674 Scientific: Porites ornata German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Coraux durs SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > ornata (Species) Initial determination: Nemenzo, 1971 Occurrence: , Timor indo pacifique, Indonésie, Malaisie, Micronésie, Philippines, Singapour, Sulawesi, Sumatra Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Food: 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
Meerwasser-Lexikon Team Publisher:
Created: 2012-03-15 14:07:18
Last edit: 2012-03-15 14:07:18
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Description: Colonies are clumps of fused branches which are usually tapered. Corallites are small and superficial.
Color: Pale cream.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon or rare.
Similar Species: Porites cylindrica, which has thicker, less fused branches. Corallites are similar to those of P. rus and P. flavus.
Husbandry know-how of owners
0 husbandary tips from our users available