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Astreopora suggesta

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Astreopora suggesta. Red Sea. Corallite detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4166 
Scientific:
Astreopora suggesta 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Astreopora suggesta 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Astreopora (Genus) > suggesta (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wells, 1954 
Occurrence:
Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Fint flagefoder, Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 100 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
CITES:
Appendix II 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-25 12:29:40 

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



Characters: Colonies are hemispherical with small, widely spaced corallites raised on mounds that may be of different shapes. Calices average one millimetre diameter. Septa are in two irregular cycles. Coenosteum papillae are short and blunt.

Colour: Brown with pale corallites.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Astreopora gracilis

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Lamberts (1982). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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