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Acropora massawensis

Acropora massawensisis commonly referred to as Acropora massawensis. 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 massawensis (c) “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”


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lexID:
4067 
AphiaID:
207004 
Scientific:
Acropora massawensis 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Massawensis 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > massawensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Brook, ), 1891 
Size:
bis zu 100cm 
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
:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-04 11:14:16 

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

Acropora massawensis
Marenzeller, 1906

Characters: Colonies form extensive flat digitate clumps or thickets composed of branchlets of similar length and shape. Axial corallites are small. Radial corallites are irregular in length and are not clearly in rows down branchlet sides. They are tubular, the longer corallites being very elongate giving colonies a spiny appearance.

Colour: White to pale brown.

Habitat: Upper reef slopes.

Abundance: Sometimes common.

Similar species: Acropora microclados , Acropora polystoma

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: von Marenzeller¿s original description/specimens.

External links

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

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