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Montipora kellyi

Montipora kellyiis commonly referred to as pore coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended.


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

Montipora kellyi. Madagascar. Contorted outer branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


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

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lexID:
4343 
AphiaID:
287715 
Scientific:
Montipora kellyi 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > kellyi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 150 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:
2012-04-24 20:00:32 

Info

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

Characters: Colonies are clumps of highly contorted branches which do not fuse. Corallites are large and crowded. The coenosteum is very coarse. There is no development of papillae or other ornamentation.

Colour: Tan or brown, with white polyps.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments

External links

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

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Montipora kellyi. Madagascar. Contorted outer branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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