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Montipora mactanensis

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

Montipora mactanensis. Indonesia. Whorls. 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:
4322 
AphiaID:
287716 
Scientific:
Montipora mactanensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coarl 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > mactanensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1979 
Occurrence:
Australien, Filippinerne, Indiske ocean, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Java, Kina, Madagascar, Maldiverne, Papua NeuGuinea , Salomonøerne, Singapore, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Vestlige Indiske ocean 
Size:
50 cm - 80 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 300 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:
2012-04-19 20:15:34 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Nemenzo, 1979

Characters: Colonies are thin plates with some tendency to form columns. Verrucae are low mounds fused into neat radiating ridges. Corallites are aligned between the ridges.

Colour: Pale brown with pale blue margins to plates and columns (which may photograph pink). Polyps are often white.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Montipora danae , Montipora verruculosus

External links

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

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