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Acropora rudis

Acropora rudisis commonly referred to as Acropora rudis. 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 rudis (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:
4077 
AphiaID:
288241 
Scientific:
Acropora rudis 
German:
kleinpoylpige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Rudis 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > rudis (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Rehberg, ), 1892 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-05 09:39:30 

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

Acropora rudis
(Rehberg, 1892)

Characters: Colonies are composed of large, tapered, prostrate branches. Axial corallites are dome-shaped with small openings. Radial corallites occur only on the upper surfaces of branches; lower surfaces are smooth. They are of mixed sizes, the smallest are immersed, the largest are bead-like, up to 4 millimetres diameter. All corallites have small openings. The coenosteum is smooth and dense, composed of fine spinules without elaborated tips.

Colour: Uniform dark tan with pale branch tips.

Habitat: Shallow to deep rocky foreshores.

Abundance: Uncommon but conspicuous.

Similar species: Acropora hemprichii , Acropora variolosa

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace and Wolstenholme (1998), Wallace (1999).

External links

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

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