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Astreopora randalli. Papua New Guinea. Variation in colour and surface detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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Profile lexID: 4165 AphiaID: 207127 Scientific: Astreopora randalli German: Astreopora randalli oder Sternkoralle English: Astreopora Randalli Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Astreopora (Genus) > randalli (Species) Initial determination: Lamberts, 1980 Occurrence: Guam, Papua NeuGuinea Size: bis zu 50cm Temperature: 24°C - 26°C Food: Fint flagefoder, Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys Tank: ~ 100 Liter Difficulty: Average 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 flat and mostly encrusting or forming plates. Corallites are mostly immersed, with small (less than 1.5 mm diameter) rounded openings. Coenosteum papillae are fine and may form rows down the sides of corallites.
Colour: Cream, grey, green or brown.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar species: Astreopora listeri
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Lamberts (1982). Additional identification guide: Randall and Myers (1983).
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