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Porites latistella

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Porites latistella. Papua New Guinea. Colonies are usually composed of branches and flat plates. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4227 
AphiaID:
288906 
Scientific:
Porites latistella 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > latistella (Species) 
Initial determination:
Quelch, 1886 
Occurrence:
Timor, Fidji, île Maurice, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Java, Madagascar, Malaisie, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Guinée, Océan Indien, Océanie, Ouest de l'Océan Indien, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Polynésie Française, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapour, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Tahiti, Taiwan, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
25 cm - 50 cm 
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)) 
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Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-18 14:12:39 

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

Description: Colonies are thin basal laminae and twisted flattened branches. Corallites are aligned in irregular rows along the branches.
Color: Pale brown.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Porites sillimaniana. Corallites are similar to those of P. cylindrica.

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