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Stylophora danae

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Stylophora danae. Red Sea. The common growth-form of colonies growing on vertical substrates. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4222 
AphiaID:
206976 
Scientific:
Stylophora danae 
German:
Fingerkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Stylophora (Genus) > danae (Species) 
Initial determination:
Milne Edwards & Haime, 1850 
Occurrence:
Adenske golf, Rødehavet 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-17 17:18:41 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”Milne Edwards and Haime, 1850

Description: Colonies have low prostrate branches which irregularly fuse. Corallites are conical with hoods either absent or weakly developed and facing different directions. They have style-like columellae and six short septa.
Color: Brown.
Habitat: Sloping rock faces.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Stylophora pistillata, which has well developed hoods and upright branches

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