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Stylaraea punctata


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lexID:
5224 
AphiaID:
212178 
Scientific:
Stylaraea punctata 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stylaraea Punctata 
Category:
Coraux durs LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Stylaraea (Genus) > punctata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Occurrence:
Sudan, Mozambique, Australie, Fidji, Japon, Madagascar, Palau, Papouasie Nouvelle Guinée, Philippines, Samoa américaines, Seychelles, Sri Lanka 
Size:
1 cm - 2 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
plancton, zooxanthelles/ lumière 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
pas pour les débutants 
Offspring:
None 
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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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-03 11:55:39 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Very special thanks for the foto of Stylaraea punctata to Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA!!

Characters: Colonies are circular, encrusting, less than 15 millimetres across with uniformly spaced corallites. Septa are in two cycles of 6 each. The columella is an irregular pinnule.

Colour: Pale brown with white septa and columellae.

Habitat: Subtidal environments usually uninhabited by other corals. From low water down to a maximum of half a metre deep, often found on dead corals

Abundance: Usually rare.

Similar species: Poritipora paliformis

Source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron

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