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Pocillopora capitata


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lexID:
5211 
AphiaID:
289246 
Scientific:
Pocillopora capitata 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Cauliflower Coral 
Category:
Coraux durs SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > capitata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Verrill, 1864 
Occurrence:
El Salvador, Costa Rica, Colombie, Galapagos, golfe du Mexique, îles Marschall, Mexique (Nord-est du Pacifique), Micronésie 
Size:
30 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
moyen 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-03-30 18:40:54 

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Verrill, 1864

Very special thanks for the foto to Prof. Dr. Peter Glynn, Miami, USA!

Characters: Colonies form irregular mounds or are openly branched. Branches are tall and upright, almost cylindrical in section, becoming flattened towards the tip. Verrucae are elongate but are of irregular size and are irregularly distributed on branches.

Colour: Brown.

Habitat: Shallow rocky foreshores.

Abundance: Uncommon except in the far eastern Pacific.

Similar species: Pocillopora zelli

text source: Corals of the World

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