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Oulastrea crispata


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lexID:
4306 
AphiaID:
290548 
Scientific:
Oulastrea crispata 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Zebra Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Oulastrea (Genus) > crispata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1816 
Occurrence:
India, Myanmar, Vietnam, Australien, Bunaken, Fiji, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Kina, Malaysia, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Sydkinesiske hav, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor 
Sea depth:
0 - 30 Meter 
Size:
10 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 300 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Least concern (LC)  
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-12-19 22:54:41 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Lamarck, 1816


Characters: Colonies are thick plates or hemispherical and are frequently over one metre across. Valleys are short, broad (up to 20 mm), V-shaped and have sharp upper margins. Septa are usually thin and slope uniformly to the columellae, which usually form well defined centres. Paliform lobes may be present. Columellae are weakly developed.

Colour: Uniform grey or with brown walls and pale cream or pink valley floors.

Habitat: Most reef environments, but especially in lagoons.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Oulophyllia levis

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