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Montipora friabilis

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


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

Montipora friabilis. Sri Lanka. Flat colony on a horizantal sandy substrate. 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:
4353 
AphiaID:
207165 
Scientific:
Montipora friabilis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > friabilis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Bernard, 1897 
Size:
30 cm - 70 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°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
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-04-27 19:42:18 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Bernard, 1897

Characters: Colonies are composed of thin delicate unifacial laminae forming flat or slightly upright whorls or irregular contortions. Corallites are immersed, but clearly visible. The coenosteum is coarse. There are no papillae. The surfaces of fronds have a finely rough appearance. Polyps may be extended during the day.

Colour: Pale brown or mauve.

Habitat: Shallow turbid reef environments and lagoons.

Abundance: Usually uncommon.

Similar species: Montipora capricornis

External links

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

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