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Mycetophyllia ferox

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Mycetophyllia ferox. Caribbean. Forming a thin plate. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4297 
AphiaID:
290426 
Scientific:
Mycetophyllia ferox 
German:
Kaktuskoralle 
English:
Rough Cactus Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Mycetophyllia (Genus) > ferox (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wells, 1973 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Cuba, Panama, Bahamas, Belize, Caribien, Caribien, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Vestlige Atlanterhav 
Size:
23 cm - 27 cm 
Temperature:
°C - 25°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 250 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
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Last edit:
2012-04-11 23:17:49 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Wells, 1973

Characters: Colonies are thin, weakly attached plates with interconnecting, slightly sinuous narrow valleys. Corallite centres are usually in single rows. Columellae are rudimentary or absent.

Colour: Greys and browns are the most common with valleys and walls of contrasting colours.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

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