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Porites arnaudi

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Porites arnaudi. Far eastern Pacific islands. Forming tiers of plates that are characteristic of the species. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4169 
AphiaID:
288888 
Scientific:
Porites arnaudi 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > arnaudi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Reyes-Bonilla & Carricart-Ganivet, 2000 
Occurrence:
Californiske golf, Fiji, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Vestlige Stillehav, Østlige Stillehav 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 250 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
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-02-26 14:23:34 

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

"Description: Colonies are flat plates which may be arranged as tiers or whorls. Corallites are compact and deeply excavated.
Color: Pale brown or greenish-grey, usually with pale margins to plates.
Habitat: Upper reef slopes or rocky foreshores exposed to strong wave action.
Abundance: Common.
Similar Species: None. Corallites are similar to those of Porites lobata."

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