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Siderastrea glynni

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lexID:
5326 
AphiaID:
287840 
Scientific:
Siderastrea glynni 
German:
Massive Sternchenkoralle 
English:
Siderastrea Glynni 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Siderastreidae (Family) > Siderastrea (Genus) > glynni (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Ellis & Solander, ), 1786 
Occurrence:
Panama, El Salvador, Guatemala, Californiske golf, Honduras, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua 
Size:
7 cm - 10 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
Average 
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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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-24 23:14:09 

Husbandry

Budd & Guzmán, 1994

Very special thanks for the photo to Peter W. Gylnn, Professor for Marine Biology & Fisheries in Miami, USA.

The coral was named in honor of Peter Glynn!

Thank you very much, dear Peter!

Characters: Colonies are spherical, 70-100 millimetres across. Corallites are polygonal, 2.5-3.5 millimetres diameter. Septa and walls are as described for Siderastrea savignyana except that there are 40-48 septa per corallite.

Colour: Light reddish-brown.

Habitat: Rocky substrates.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Siderastrea savignyana

Text source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron.

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