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Montipora malampaya

Montipora malampayais commonly referred to as pore coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


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

Montipora malampaya. Philippines. Detail of branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


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

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lexID:
4337 
AphiaID:
287717 
Scientific:
Montipora malampaya 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > malampaya (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1967 
Size:
20 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 200 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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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-22 18:10:15 

Info

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron, 2000

Characters: Colonies are laminae sometimes forming whorls or tiers and upright branches, which are usually fused. The coenosteum is coarse with elongate coenostial papillae which are sometimes fused into short irregular ridges.

Colour: Brown or green, with white tips to papillae.

Habitat: Upper reef slopes.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Montipora cactus , Montipora porites , Montipora stellata

External links

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

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Montipora malampaya. Philippines. Detail of branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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