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Podabacia motuporensis

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lexID:
4230 
AphiaID:
289171 
Scientific:
Podabacia motuporensis 
German:
Tellerkoralle 
English:
Mushroom Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Podabacia (Genus) > motuporensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 1990 
Occurrence:
Australien, Fiji, Filippinerne, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Java, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Ny Kaledonien, Oceanien, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sydkinesiske hav, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vanuatu , Øst Afrika 
Size:
50 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-18 15:09:23 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron, 1990

Description: Colonies are attached, encrusting or laminar, unifacial and may form tiers. A central corallite is sometimes distinguishable. Peripheral corallites are small and not strongly inclined towards the plate margins. Septo-costae are similar to those of Halomitra.
Color: Brown or grey.
Habitat: Most reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Podabacia sinai. See also P. crustacea which has larger corallites inclined towards the plate margins.

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