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Pavona explanulata

Pavona explanulatais commonly referred to as Leaf coral, Peacock coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 2000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5239 
AphiaID:
207306 
Scientific:
Pavona explanulata 
German:
Schlängelseptenkoralle 
English:
Leaf Coral, Peacock Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Pavona (Genus) > explanulata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Lamarck, ), 1816 
Size:
70 cm - 100 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 2000 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
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:
2013-04-07 22:36:15 

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(Lamarck, 1816)

Very special thanks for the two first photos to George Keoki" Stender from Hawaii.

Despite of a relative large dissemination area, the zooxanthellate Pavona explanulata is not a common coral.
It lives usually in water depths up to 40 meters in subtidial, steep reefs with clear, flat, or even turbulent water.

Colors: grey, brown, pink, purple, green or yellow, sometimes spotted.

So far we have not yet seen regular offers for this coral in the sea water trade, eventhough cuttings are possible by fragmentation.

External links

  1. Homepage Keoki Stender, Marine Life Photographie (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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