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Acropora variolosa

Acropora variolosais commonly referred to as Acropora variolosa. 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 variolosa (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:
4087 
AphiaID:
430657 
Scientific:
Acropora variolosa 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora Variolosa 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > variolosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Klunzinger, ), 1879 
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 10:45:04 

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

Acropora variolosa
(Klunzinger, 1879)

Characters: Colonies consist of open thickets of sturdy tapered upright branches. Axial corallites are large and dome-shaped. Radial corallites are of mixed sizes, the largest being tubular and exsert, with thick walls and small openings. The coenosteum is fine.

Colour: Brown-purple with pale tips.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Acropora hemprichii , Acropora rudis

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Wallace (1999).




External links

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

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