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Mycedium umbra


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lexID:
3361 
Scientific:
Mycedium umbra 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Green Eyed Cup Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pectiniidae (Family) > Mycedium (Genus) > umbra (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2002 
Occurrence:
Arabiske hav, Filippinerne, Kenya, Rødehavet, Seychellerne 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
CITES:
Appendix II 
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Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2010-10-12 19:27:30 

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Similar Species: Mycedium elephantotus, which has a very wide range of corallite structures and colours. The present species has a distinctive colouration, tends to be more convoluted, has more widely spaced corallites and has costal ridges extending outward from the edges of corallites. Costal spines are less prominent. See taxonomic note.

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