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Acropora derawanensis


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lexID:
4043 
AphiaID:
288196 
Scientific:
Acropora derawanensis 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Derawanensis 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > derawanensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wallace, 1997 
Occurrence:
Filippinerne, Indonesien 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Fint flagefoder, Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2012-01-31 17:44:42 

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Characters: Colonies are upright or prostrate tangles of branches up to one metre across. Branches are thin and delicate. Axial corallites are long and tubular. Radial corallites are mostly small and tubular to pocket-shaped with sharp edges.

Colour: Reddish-brown, with blue or white axial corallites.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments protected from strong wave action.

Abundance: Uncommon except on some sheltered reef slopes.

Similar species: Acropora filiformis , Acropora kirstyae

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace (1997, 1999).

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