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Montastrea colemani

Montastrea colemaniis commonly referred to as montastrea 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

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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:
4379 
AphiaID:
289299 
Scientific:
Montastrea colemani 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Montastrea Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Montastrea (Genus) > colemani (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Veron, ), 2000 
Size:
20 cm - 50 cm 
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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More related species
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-05-10 19:53:00 

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

Characters: Colonies are submassive to encrusting, with compact rounded corallites 5-8 millimetres diameter. ?Groove and tubercle? formations are well developed. Two cycles of septa clearly alternate; both are thickened over walls and are uniformly toothed. A paliform crown is well developed.

Colour: Uniform brown or brown with green centres.

Habitat: Most reef environments.

Abundance: Common.

Similar species: Montastrea valenciennesi

External links

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

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Montastrea colemani. Philippines. Variation in corallite shape and colour. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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