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Profile lexID: 2147 AphiaID: 758230 Scientific: Dipsastraea maxima German: Hirnkoralle English: Knob Coral Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Dipsastraea (Genus) > maxima (Species) Initial determination: (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, ), 1977 Occurrence: Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Palau Sea depth: Meter Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 24°C - 27°C Food: Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys Tank: ~ 100 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) More related species: in this lexicon
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Dipsastraea maxima (Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977)
Infos from AIMS: Characters: Colonies are massive and usually small. Corallites have well defined walls. Septa are regular, thickened at the wall and with conspicuous paliform lobes forming a crown around the columella. Polyps may be fleshy. Colour: Brown or yellow-brown with dull green or white oral discs. For more Infos click to the Link to AIMS Website.
Favia maxima Veron, Pichon & Wijsman-Best, 1977 (original combination, basionym)
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