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Acropora downingi

Acropora downingiis commonly referred to as Acropora downingi. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien

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


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
4044 
AphiaID:
288199 
Scientific:
Acropora downingi 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Downingi 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > downingi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wallace, 1999 
Size:
25 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-01-31 18:11:50 

Info

Characters: Colonies are tables, usually side-attached, generally with horizontal radiating anastomosing branches becoming highly fused at the centre of large colonies. Branchlets may have upturned ends although they are seldom vertical. Axial corallites are small. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes and crowded, with sharp-edged nariform openings.

Colour: Brown, grey or green, often with pale margins.

Habitat: Shallow margins of fringing reefs.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Acropora clathrata


Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Wallace (1999). Additional identification guide: Carpenter et al. (1997, as Acropora clathrata).

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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