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Cycloseris somervillei

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Cycloseris somervillei. Papua New Guinea. Side of a polyp, showing the arched central dome. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4290 
AphiaID:
207328 
Scientific:
Cycloseris somervillei 
German:
großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Cycloseris Somervillei 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Cycloseris (Genus) > somervillei (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Gardiner, ), 1909 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Vietnam, Celebes Sea, Cebu, Andamanhavet, Australien, Banda havet, Bunaken, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Indonesien, Kina, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Mauritius , Papua NeuGuinea , Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sydkinesiske hav, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vanuatu  
Size:
bis zu 10cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Fint flagefoder, fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Last edit:
2012-04-08 08:55:23 

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Cycloseris somervillei
(Gardiner, 1909)

Characters: Polyps are oval and flat, with an arched central dome and a flat undersurface. The axial furrow is elongate. Primary septa are exsert on the central dome.

Colour: Pale brown or mottled.

Habitat: Soft inter-reef substrates and lower reef slopes protected from wave action.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Pichon (1980), Hoeksema (1989, as Fungia (Cycloseris) somervillei). Additional identification guide: Veron (1986).

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