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Goniastrea minuta

Goniastrea minutais commonly referred to as Goniastrea minuta. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien

Goniastrea minuta. Papua New Guinea. Corallites are superficially Porites-like. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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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
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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-06-20 14:47:04 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

Goniastrea minuta
Veron, 2000

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.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Goniastrea retiformis

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Goniastrea minuta. Papua New Guinea. Corallites are superficially Porites-like. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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