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Leptastrea purpurea


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lexID:
4403 
AphiaID:
207470 
Scientific:
Leptastrea purpurea 
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) > purpurea (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Dana, ), 1846 
Occurrence:
Réunion , Chile, Comores, Cebu ((Philippines), Togo, Laccadive Sea, Brunei Darussalam, Tuvalu, Celebes Sea, India, Vietnam, Adenske golf, Andamanhavet, Australien, Banda havet, Bengalske golf, Bunaken, Cook øerne, Fiji, Filippinerne, Fransk Polynesien, Great barrier reef, Hawaii, Indo Stillehavet, Indonesien, Japan, Johnston Atollen, Kenya, Kina, Koralhavet, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldiverne, Marshall øerne, Mauritius , Mikronesien , Ny Guinea, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Papua NeuGuinea , Persiske golf, Pitcairns øgruppen, Rødehavet, Salomonøerne, Samoa, Seychellerne, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatra, Syd Afrika, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Timor, Tonga, Tuamotuøerne, USA, Vanuatu , Vestlige Stillehav 
Sea depth:
0 - 86 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2020-04-22 21:03:38 

Captive breeding / propagation

Leptastrea purpurea is easy to breed. There are offspring in the trade available. If you are interested in Leptastrea purpurea, please contact us at Your dealer for a progeny instead of a wildcat. You help to protect the natural stocks.

Husbandry

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Dana, 1846

Characters: Colonies are flat with angular, cerioid corallites which vary in size within the same colony. Colonies on reef flats may have several corallites in shallow valleys. Septa are tightly compact, approximately similar in size, and have margins that slope uniformly towards the corallite centre. Columellae are small and compact.

Colour: Usually pale yellow, greenish or cream on the upper surface and dark sides.

Habitat: A wide range of reef environments.

Abundance: Common.

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