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Montastrea valenciennesi


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lexID:
4360 
Scientific:
Montastrea valenciennesi 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
boulder star coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Montastrea (Genus) > valenciennesi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Milne Edwards & Haime, ), 1849 
Occurrence:
Tuvalu, Mayotte, Cambodia, Timor, Mozambique, Kiribati, Australie, Comores, Fidji, île Maurice, îles Bunaken, îles Marschall, îles Salomon, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Japon, Java, Kenya, La Réunion, Madagascar, Malaisie, Maldives, Mer de corail, Micronésie, Nauru, Nouvelle Calédonie, Nouvelle Guinée, Océan Indien, Pacifique Ouest, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Samoa, Seychelles, Singapour, Somalie, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Tansanie, Thaïlande, Tonga, USA, Vanuatu, Vietnam 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-29 17:20:49 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Characters: Colonies are submassive to encrusting, with angular corallites 8-15 millimetres diameter. ?Groove and tubercle? formations are well developed. Long and short septa strongly alternate, are thickened over walls and are uniformly toothed.

Colour: Usually green, brown or yellow with white septa and sometimes green oral discs.

Habitat: Most reef environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Montastrea colemani

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