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Favites abdita


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lexID:
4024 
AphiaID:
207449 
Scientific:
Favites abdita 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > abdita (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ellis & Solander, ), 1786 
Occurrence:
Australien, Great barrier reef, Guam, Papua NeuGuinea  
Size:
25 cm - 40 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-01-29 13:50:44 

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

Favites abdita
(Ellis and Solander, 1786)

Characters: Colonies are massive, either rounded or hillocky and sometimes over one metre across. Corallites are rounded, with thick walls. Septa are straight, with exsert teeth.

Colour: Dark in turbid environments, otherwise pale brown with brown or green oral discs.

Habitat: Most reef environments.

Abundance: Common.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wijsman-Best (1972), Veron, Pichon and Wijsman-Best (1977). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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