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Acropora fastigata

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


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

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


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

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lexID:
4048 
AphiaID:
430644 
Scientific:
Acropora fastigata 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Fastigata 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > fastigata (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1967 
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 19:38:04 

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

Characters: Colonies are small clumps of a few very elongate branches. Each branch consists of a single upright axial corallite which has a thick base and is tapered. The distal tips of axial corallites are smooth and devoid of radial corallites. Below the tip, small radial corallites form a closely encrusting collar. Larger colonies usually have numerous incipient axial corallites.

Colour: Tan, with pale axial corallites.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Acropora multiacuta

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Nemenzo (1967).

External links

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

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