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Montipora stilosa

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Montipora stilosa. Red Sea. Surface detail. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4316 
AphiaID:
287727 
Scientific:
Montipora stilosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > stilosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ehrenberg, ), 1834 
Occurrence:
Tansania, Somalia, India, Mayotte, Comores, Mozambique, Adenske golf, Egypten, Kenya, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Rødehavet, Seychellerne, Sri Lanka 
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-16 21:55:14 

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

Characters: Colonies are encrusting to submassive with exsert corallites surrounded by a neat circle of thecal papillae. Coenosteum papillae are also prominent, giving colonies a spiny appearance.

Colour: Mottled brown, cream or red-brown.

Habitat: Reef environments.

Abundance: Common in the Red Sea, rare elsewhere.

Similar species: Montipora efflorescens , Montipora peltiformis

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