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Acropora tanegashimensis (c)
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Profile lexID: 4083 AphiaID: 288253 Scientific: Acropora tanegashimensis German: kleinpoylpige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Tanegashimensis Category: Sten koraller SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > tanegashimensis (Species) Initial determination: Veron, 1990 Occurrence: Japan Size: 100 cm - 150 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)) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2012-02-05 10:13:02
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies consist of interlocking horizontal branches 9-11 millimetres thick, forming solid or nearly solid plates. Branchlets are short and thick. Axial corallites are hardly distinguishable. Radial corallites are crowded, cup-shaped and form rosettes.
Colour: Brown or greenish-brown.
Habitat: Shallow rocky foreshores exposed to wave action.
Similar species: Acropora hyacinthus
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (1990a). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).
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