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Scolymia lacera

Scolymia lacerais commonly referred to as Atlantic mushroom coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Not for beginners. A aquarium size of at least 150 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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Atlantic Mushroom Coral, Scolymia lacera,U.S. Virgin Islands, 2


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lexID:
5862 
AphiaID:
287853 
Scientific:
Scolymia lacera 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Atlantic Mushroom Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Faviidae (Family) > Scolymia (Genus) > lacera (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Pallas, ), 1766 
Sea depth:
10 - 80 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 6cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 28°C 
Tank:
~ 150 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
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
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-21 18:23:30 

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(Pallas, 1766)

Species of the genus Scolymia may be misidentified and can be confused with newly recruited polyps of Mussa angulosa.

Ecology: This species is found at intermediate to deep fore reef and lagoon habitats, edges of channels, and at the base of the reef, in hard ground areas and in soft substrate. Occurs from 10-80 m though most common from 15-25 m
Text source: IUCN Red List

Synonym:
Madrepora lacera Pallas, 1766

External links

  1. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. Wikipedia (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.



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