Leptastrea transversais commonly referred to as stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Average. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 4402 AphiaID: 207474 Scientific: Leptastrea transversa German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Scleractinia incertae sedis (Family) > Leptastrea (Genus) > transversa (Species) Initial determination: Klunzinger, 1879 Sea depth: 0 - 63 Meter Size: 20 cm - 25 cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Tank: ~ 150 Liter Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at: Catalog of Life More related species: in this lexicon
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron and Pichon, 1977
Characters: Colonies are massive, flat or hillocky. Septa are in unequal cycles with approximately six widely spaced exsert primary septa plunging down to a small columella. Columellae are simple fused ridges. Tentacles are sometimes partly extended during the day.
Colour: Dark grey, tan or brown.
Habitat: Sheltered reef environments.
Abundance: Sometimes locally abundant.
Similar species: Parasimplastrea sheppardi
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