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Acropora chesterfieldensis


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lexID:
2019 
AphiaID:
288191 
Scientific:
Acropora chesterfieldensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > chesterfieldensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Occurrence:
Wallis and Futuna, Norfolk Island, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Niue, Tokelau, Chesterfield Islands, Nauru, Amerikansk Samoa, Australien, Cook øerne, Fiji, Fransk Polynesien, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Koralhavet, Marshall øerne, Mikronesien , Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Vanuatu , Vestlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
3 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
ikke en nybegynder kæledyr 
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)  
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Last edit:
2018-02-06 17:43:53 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

Husbandry

Characters: Colonies are digitate clumps, sometimes forming large stands. Branches are not tapered and divide irregularly. All corallites are rounded, with thick walls. Axial and incipient axial corallites are large and dome-shaped. Radial corallites are short and appressed.

Similar Species: Acropora ocellata, which has smaller axial corallites and more compact radial corallites. See also A. arabensis which has radiating branches and A. bushyensis which does not have appressed radial corallites

For more Infos blick to Corals of the World

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