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Pavona venosa

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Pavona venosa. Philippines. Surface detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4268 
Scientific:
Pavona venosa 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
stony coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Pavona (Genus) > venosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Timor, Afrique, Australie, Fidji, golfe d'Aden, golfe du Bengale, golfe persique, île de Guam, île Maurice, îles Bunaken, îles Christmas, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Java, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mer d'Arabie, Mer de Chine du Sud, Mer de corail, Mer Rouge, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Guinée, Océan Indien, Océanie, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapour, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Vanuatu 
Size:
30 cm - 80 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 350 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
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:
2012-03-28 00:00:23 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
(Ehrenberg, 1834)

Description: Colonies are massive to encrusting. Corallites are in short valleys with acute walls. Septo-costae are generally in three orders and are widely spaced. Columellae are poorly developed or absent.
Color: Yellow-brown or pinkish-brown, sometimes mottled.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon but distinctive.
Similar Species: Pavona varians, which has less well developed ridges (collines) and usually two orders of septa. See also Gardineroseris planulata.

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