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Montipora spumosa

Montipora spumosais commonly referred to as pore coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 250 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien

Montipora spumosa. Red Sea. Surface detail showing coarse coenosteum. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
4317 
AphiaID:
207138 
Scientific:
Montipora spumosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > spumosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1816 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-17 08:22:41 

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

Characters: Colonies are encrusting, laminar or columnar, the tops of columns commonly having vertical or flame-shaped ridges. Encrusting colonies may have rootlets. Corallites are immersed, without papillae and are aligned vertically between ridges on columns. The coenosteum is coarse; this can be seen underwater.

Colour: Usually mottled or uniform brown, cream or blue, sometimes with distinctly coloured margins.

Habitat: Most reef environments.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Montipora cocosensis

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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Montipora spumosa. Red Sea. Surface detail showing coarse coenosteum. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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