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Porites cylindrica


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lexID:
4287 
AphiaID:
207229 
Scientific:
Porites cylindrica 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Hump Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > cylindrica (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Occurrence:
Timor, Afrique de l'Est, Australie, île de Guam, île Maurice, îles Bunaken, îles Marschall, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Java, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer d'Adaman, Mer de Chine du Sud, Mer de corail, Micronésie, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Guinée, Océan Indien, Océanie, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapour, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tonga, Vanuatu 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 5000 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Last edit:
2012-04-07 11:14:58 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Dana, 1846

Characters: Colonies are branching, sometimes with an encrusting base. Corallites are shallow giving branches a smooth surface.

Colour: Usually cream, yellow, blue or green.

Habitat: May be a dominant species in lagoons or on back reef margins.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Palauastrea ramosa , Porites attenuata , Porites compressa

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  1. AIMS (en)
  2. WORMS (en)

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