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Diploria strigosa


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lexID:
3154 
Scientific:
Diploria strigosa 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
brain coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Diploria (Genus) > strigosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, 1846) 
Occurrence:
Bahamas, Bermuda, Florida, Mexikanske golf 
Size:
bis zu 300cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 100000 Liter 
Difficulty:
simpelthen 
CITES:
Appendix II 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-05-02 17:48:42 

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Diploria strigosa is the most common type Diploria in West Atlantic reefs. The species is very often the dominant coral in shallow water, where large hemispherical colonies often grow over three meters in diameter. Frequent "roommate" are Spirobranchus tubeworms.


Class : Anthozoa
Order : Scleractinia
Family : Faviidae
Genus : Diploria
Species : Diploria strigosa



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