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Sandalolitha robusta

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Sandalolitha robusta. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. Corallite detail. Photograph: Neville Coleman

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lexID:
4226 
AphiaID:
291010 
Scientific:
Sandalolitha robusta 
German:
Pilzkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Sandalolitha (Genus) > robusta (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Quelch, ), 1886 
Occurrence:
Australie, Fidji, golfe du Bengale, île de Guam, îles Christmas, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Java, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer de Chine du Sud, Mer de corail, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Guinée, Océanie, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Samoa, Singapour, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thaïlande, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
le phytoplancton, le zooplancton, plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
niveau expert! très difficile à garder! 
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:
2012-03-17 19:51:06 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Quelch, 1886

Description: Colonies are large, free-living, circular to oval, dome-shaped and heavily constructed, without an axial furrow. Corallites are compact. Septa vary little in height. Tentacles are extended only at night.
Color: Usually pale or dark brown or green, sometimes mottled and sometimes with purple margins and white corallite centres.
Habitat: Most reef habitats.
Abundance: Common.
Similar Species: Sandalolitha dentata, which is irregular in shape and less domed, with widely spaced corallites.

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