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Pavona venosa

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Pavona venosa. Philippines. Surface detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4268 
Scientific:
Pavona venosa 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
stony coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Pavona (Genus) > venosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Adenske golf, Afrika, Andamanhavet, Arabiske hav, Australien, Bengalske golf, Bunaken, Fiji, Filippinerne, Guam, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Java, Juleøerne, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Ny Kaledonien, Oceanien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Persiske golf, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sydkinesiske hav, Taiwan, Timor, Vanuatu  
Size:
30 cm - 80 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 350 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2012-03-28 00:00:23 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
(Ehrenberg, 1834)

Description: Colonies are massive to encrusting. Corallites are in short valleys with acute walls. Septo-costae are generally in three orders and are widely spaced. Columellae are poorly developed or absent.
Color: Yellow-brown or pinkish-brown, sometimes mottled.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon but distinctive.
Similar Species: Pavona varians, which has less well developed ridges (collines) and usually two orders of septa. See also Gardineroseris planulata.

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