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Anacropora reticulata


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lexID:
4005 
AphiaID:
289243 
Scientific:
Anacropora reticulata 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Anacropora (Genus) > reticulata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron & Wallace, 1984 
Occurrence:
Papua NeuGuinea  
Size:
10 cm - 20 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 100 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:
2012-01-18 09:01:37 

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Anacropora reticulata Veron and Wallace, 1984

Description: Branches are widely spaced, up to 14 millimetres thick and tapered, with blunt tips. The coenosteum is composed of fine rows of fused spinules (visible underwater) forming a reticulate pattern. Corallites have a prominent lower lip and may be aligned in rows down branches.
Color: Pale brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Rare.
Similar Species: Anacropora forbesi, which has finer branches and a non-reticulate coenosteum. See also A. spumosa.

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