Goniastrea minutais commonly referred to as Goniastrea minuta. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.
Profile lexID: 3235 AphiaID: 288027 Scientific: Goniastrea minuta German: Goniastrea minuta English: Goniastrea Minuta Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Goniastrea (Genus) > minuta (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 2000 Size: bis zu 25cm Temperature: 23°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 200 Liter Difficulty: Average CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2010-06-20 14:47:04
Last edit: 2010-06-20 14:47:04
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are usually encrusting, becoming submassive. Corallites are angular, with a uniform appearance. Walls are usually thin. Long and short septa strongly alternate. Paliform lobes are well developed, forming a neat crown.
Colour: Uniform pale brown or greenish-brown. Wall tops are pale.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Goniastrea retiformis
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).
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