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Acropora awi

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Acropora awi (c) by “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”

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lexID:
4022 
AphiaID:
288185 
Scientific:
Acropora awi 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Awi 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > awi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wallace & Wolstenholme, 1998 
Occurrence:
Papua, East China Sea, Australien, Bali, Banda havet, Centrale stillehav, Filippinerne, Indonesien, Japan, Koralhavet, Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne 
Sea depth:
0 - 5 Meter 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Dissolved organic substances, Dissolved inorganic substances, Fint flagefoder, Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Possible to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-07 21:46:55 

Captive breeding / propagation

The offspring of Acropora awi are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Acropora awi, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Acropora awi, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.

Husbandry

Characters: Colonies consist of bottlebrush branches which may form a loose thicket but which are usually long and distinct. Branchlets and sub-branchlets are compact and of uniform shape. Axial corallites intergrade with radial corallites and are long and tubular. Small radial corallites are pocket-shaped.

Colour: Grey-brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef slopes and fringing reefs.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Acropora echinata , Acropora navini

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace and Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999).

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