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Acropora cytherea

Acropora cythera, (c) by Extremecorals

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Captive breeding / propagation

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


From AIMS: Acropora cytherea
Characters: Colonies are wide flat tables which are usually thin and finely structured. May become thick and robust in turbulent environments. Fine upward projecting branchlets have exsert axial corallites. Radial corallites are short, with open calices. Tentacles are frequently extended during the day.

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Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > cytherea (Species) 
Initial determination:
Dana, 1846 
Sea depth:
3 - 25 Meter 
Easy to breed 
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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