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Echinopora hirsutissima


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lexID:
1653 
Scientific:
Echinopora hirsutissima 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Prickly-pored coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Echinopora (Genus) > hirsutissima (Species) 
Initial determination:
Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
Occurrence:
Saudi Arabia, Mozambique, Cambodia, Mayotte, Djibouti, Comores, Myanmar, Gulf of Oman / Oman, Iran, Tuvalu, Sudan, Eritrea, Vietnam, Jordan, Tansania, Réunion , Somalia, Nauru, India, Yemen, Israel, Kiribati, Adenske golf, Arabiske hav, Australien, Britisk indiske Ocean territorium, Egypten, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Syd Afrika, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu , Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Sea depth:
1 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-09-17 08:28:41 

Captive breeding / propagation

Echinopora hirsutissima is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Echinopora hirsutissima, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

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Echinopora hirsutissima
Milne Edwards and Haime, 1849


Infos from AIMS;
Description: Colonies are submassive or encrusting. Corallites are 4-7 millimetres diameter and are thick walled with prominent skeletal structures. Costae are strongly beaded. The coenosteum is densely covered with thick, finely elaborated spinules.
Color: Mustard, green, brown or purple, often with pale septo-costae.

Similar Species: Echinopora irregularis. See also E. horrida and E. gemmacea, which have less coarse corallite structures and smaller corallites.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Echinopora (Genus) > Echinopora hirsutissima (Species)

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