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Lobophyllia serratus

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Lobophyllia serratus. Philippines. A large hemispherical colony with compact corallites. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4381 
Scientific:
Lobophyllia serratus 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
lobed cactus coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) > serratus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Occurrence:
Timor, Celebes Sea, îles Bunaken, indo pacifique, Indonésie, Java, Malaisie, Mer d'Adaman, Mer de Banda, Mer de Chine du Sud, Nouvelle Guinée, Pacifique Ouest, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Singapour, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Thaïlande, Vietnam 
Size:
bis zu 200cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
le phytoplancton, le zooplancton, plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 500 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
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Last edit:
2017-01-27 07:56:34 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron, 2000

Characters: Well developed colonies are hemispherical and commonly over 2 metres across. Corallites are large (averaging 50 mm diameter), becoming flabello-meandroid, with one to three centres. Septa have tall sharp teeth. Polyps are thick and fleshy, with a rough surface. The margins of polyps are extended to form a distinct serrated rim.

Colour: Blue-grey to mustard with white polyp margins.

Habitat: Protected reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) >

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