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Echinophyllia echinata


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lexID:
1853 
AphiaID:
287972 
Scientific:
Echinophyllia echinata 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
LPS Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Echinophyllia (Genus) > echinata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Saville-Kent, ), 1871 
Occurrence:
Eritrea, India, Vietnam, Mayotte, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Tuvalu, Yemen, Kiribati, Niue, Somalia, Tokelau, Jordan, Wallis and Futuna, Nauru, Djibouti, Israel, Réunion , Northern Mariana Islands, Cambodia, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Banggai øer, Cook øerne, Egypten, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Juleøerne, Kina, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
5 - 40 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Possible 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)  
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-06-25 13:12:22 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Echinophyllia echinata are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Echinophyllia echinata, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Echinophyllia echinata, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Echinophyllia echinata (Saville-Kent, 1871)

Infos form AIMS:
Description: Colonies are thin, flat to vase-shaped laminae with a conspicuous central corallite in smaller colonies and widely spaced radial corallites. Costae are exsert, unequal and smooth or toothed.

Color: Mottled brown, green and red.

Habitat: Protected reef environments, especially vertical faces and lower reef slopes.

Abundance: Usually rare.

Similar Species: Resembles Oxypora crassispinosa more than other Echinophyllia species.

For more Infos click to the Link to AIMS:

Synonyms:
Echinophyllia magna Gardiner, 1904
Tridacophyllia echinata Saville-Kent, 1871

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Echinophyllia (Genus) > Echinophyllia echinata (Species)

Lt. Drs. Arrigoni, Benzoni, Berumen, Stolarski , Terraneo lautet der korrekte neue Name Oxipora echinata,
siehe hierzu https://reefs.com/2018/06/21/paraechinophyllia-variabilis-a-confusing-new-species-of-chalice-coral/



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