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Acropora torihalimeda (c) “From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
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Profile lexID: 4085 AphiaID: 288257 Scientific: Acropora torihalimeda German: kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Acropora Torihalimeda Category: Sten koraller SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > torihalimeda (Species) Initial determination: Wallace, 1994 Occurrence: Andamanhavet, Australien, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Indonesien, Singapore, Sydkinesiske hav Size: bis zu 100cm 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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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are clumps of irregular fine upright or prostrate branches. These consist of little more than elongate axial corallites with widely spaced radial corallites. The undersurface of prostrate branches are usually devoid of corallites. Radial corallites are variable in size, but are mostly pocket-like, short and appressed, with nariform openings.
Colour: Pale brown branches with darker radial corallites and sometimes coloured axial corallites.
Habitat: Protected reef slopes.
Similar species: Acropora cardenae
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Wallace (1994, 1999).
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