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Diploria clivosa

Diploria clivosais commonly referred to as Knobby Brain Coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 300 Liter is recommended.


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lexID:
3160 
AphiaID:
289825 
Scientific:
Diploria clivosa 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Knobby Brain Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Diploria (Genus) > clivosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ellis & Solander, ), 1786 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 300 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-05-08 09:21:23 

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A brain coral, with long meandering valleys. The colonies have convoluted, knobbly surfaces, not smoothly domed, and this feature distinguishes this species clearly from Diploria strigosa.

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