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Favites rotundata


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lexID:
1803 
AphiaID:
207445 
Scientific:
Favites rotundata 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Knob Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > rotundata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 
Occurrence:
Australien, Great barrier reef, Indonesien, Rødehavet 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Near threatened (NT) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-04-12 18:16:50 

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Favites rotundata Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977

Characters: Colonies are dome-shaped or flat. Corallites are thick walled and circular, tending to be cerioid and 19-22 millimetres diameter. Polyps are fleshy and circular in outline. Colour: Pale grey, yellowish or brown. Corallite rims are usually distinctively coloured.

Synonymised names:
Dipsastraea rotundata (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977) (previous combination)
Favia rotundata (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977) (previous combination)

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