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Dipsastraea albida

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Favia albidus. Red Sea. Corallite detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4383 
AphiaID:
758223 
Scientific:
Dipsastraea albida 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Knob Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Dipsastraea (Genus) > albida (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Veron, ), 2000 
Occurrence:
Mer Rouge, Océan Indien, Ouest de l'Océan Indien 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
le phytoplancton, le zooplancton, plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Not evaluated (NE) 
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Last edit:
2019-04-12 17:04:36 

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Dipsastraea albida (Veron, 2000)

Characters: Colonies are massive, usually small. Corallites are crowded, usually circular and monocentric but rarely becoming elongate and polycentric. Septa are thickened over the corallite wall and exsert, with large teeth near the wall. Paliform lobes may form a crown around the columella. Columellae are small.

Colour: Usually pale brown.

Habitat: Upper reef slopes.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Favia matthaii

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).

Synonymised names
Favia albida Veron, 2000 (original combination, basionym)
Favia albidus Veron, 2000 (original combination, basionym, wrong spelling)

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