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Profile lexID: 4310 AphiaID: 290424 Scientific: Mycetophyllia aliciae German: Kaktuskoralle English: Knobby Cactus Coral Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Mycetophyllia (Genus) > aliciae (Species) Initial determination: Wells, 1973 Occurrence: , Venezuela , Puerto Rico , Cuba , Panama Belize, Caribien, Caribien, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Vestlige Atlanterhav Size: bis zu 60cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Food: Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2012-04-15 11:13:33
Last edit: 2012-04-15 11:13:33
“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are weakly attached plates which are often circular. There is little valley formation, especially towards the colony centre and such valleys that are formed may have two or more rows of mouths. Septo-costae are thick, with large dentations. Columellae are absent.
Colour: Brown or green, usually with white centres.
Habitat: Most reef environments.
Abundance: Sometimes common.
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