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Favites rotundata

Favites rotundatais commonly referred to as knob coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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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 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
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)

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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