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Acropora haimei

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

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lexID:
4059 
AphiaID:
207110 
Scientific:
Acropora haimei 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Haimei 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > haimei (Species) 
Occurrence:
Madagascar, Rødehavet 
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
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-02 18:20:10 

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

Acropora haimei
(Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860)


Characters: Colonies consist of dense thickets of short upright tapered branches. Colonies may form extensive single-species stands in shallow water. Axial corallites are exsert and tubular. Radial corallites are irregular in size and tubular, with sharp-edged lips.

Colour: Uniform pale or dark brown.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora pectinatus , Acropora yongei

Taxonomic note: This species was incorrectly synonymised with Acropora yongei by Veron and Wallace (1984). Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Scheer and Pillai (1983).

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