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Goniastrea favulus


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lexID:
2206 
AphiaID:
288026 
Scientific:
Goniastrea favulus 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Goniastrea (Genus) > favulus (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Vestlige Stillehav 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:51:58 

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Goniastrea favulus
Dana, 1846

Infos from AIMS Site: Characters: Colonies are mostly massive. Corallites are sometimes cerioid but are mostly submeandroid. Walls are thin, columellae are small and paliform lobes are well developed. For more Infos an Pictures click to AIMS Website.

Similar Species: Goniastrea retiformis, which has similar corallite structures but is always cerioid.

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