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Montipora capricornis


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lexID:
596 
AphiaID:
287698 
Scientific:
Montipora capricornis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Cabbage Coral 
Category:
Sten koraller SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > capricornis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 1985 
Occurrence:
the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Wallis and Futuna, Tuvalu, Kiribati, Nauru, Australien, Fiji, Filippinerne, Great barrier reef, Indo Stillehavet, Juleøerne, Malaysia, Marshall øerne, Mikronesien , New Zealand, Ny Kaledonien, Palau, Salomonøerne, Singapore, Thailand, Tonga, Vanuatu  
Sea depth:
2 - 20 Meter 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Not for beginners 
Offspring:
Easy to breed 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Red List:
Vulnerable (VU) 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-11-05 19:10:47 

Captive breeding / propagation

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

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Montipora capricornis
Veron, 1985

Similar Species:
Montipora turgescens, which has smaller corallites and a finer coenosteum. See also M. florida and M. friabilis, which have much more delicate, and thinner fronds and smaller corallites.


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