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Porites evermanni

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Porites evermanni. Scott Reef, western Australia. The columnar growth-form is typical of the species. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4199 
AphiaID:
288900 
Scientific:
Porites evermanni 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > evermanni (Species) 
Initial determination:
Vaughan, 1907 
Occurrence:
Australien, Bunaken, Filippinerne, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Java, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mikronesien , Papua NeuGuinea , Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra 
Size:
50 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-13 16:57:41 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Vaughan, 1907

Description: Colonies are massive with a tendency to form columns. Tentacles are usually extended during the day.
Color: Usually mustard, sometimes brown.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments, especially lagoons.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar Species: Readily distinguished by extended polyps giving colonies a distinctive colour and a furry appearance. Corallites are similar to those of Porites australiensis and P. columnaris.

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