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Echinophyllia echinoporoides


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lexID:
676 
Scientific:
Echinophyllia echinoporoides 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Red Stone coral 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pectiniidae (Family) > Echinophyllia (Genus) > echinoporoides (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron & Pichon, 1979 
Occurrence:
Banggai øer, Filippinerne, Indonesien, Japan 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxantheller/Lys 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
medium 
Offspring:
possible to breed 
Toxicity:
non-toxic 
CITES:
Appendix II 
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Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:29:30 

Captive breeding / propagation

Die Nachzuchten von Echinophyllia echinoporoides sind möglich. Leider ist die Anzahl an Nachzuchten noch nicht groß genug, um die Nachfrage des Handels zu decken. Wenn Sie sich für Echinophyllia echinoporoides interessieren, fragen Sie dennoch Ihren Händler nach Nachzuchten. Sollten Sie Echinophyllia echinoporoides bereits besitzen, versuchen Sie sich doch selbst einmal an der Aufzucht. Sie helfen so die Verfügbarkeit von Nachzuchten im Handel zu verbessen und natürliche Bestände zu schonen.

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Echinophyllia echinoporoides -
Veron/Pichon 1980

Description: Colonies are encrusting laminae, sometimes with nodules at the colony centre. Corallites are small (4-6 mm diameter), mostly immersed and are slightly inclined towards the colony margins.

Color: Usually a uniform cream to dark brownish-green, but commonly brick red in Japan.

Habitat: Most reef environments but especially turbid water on protected steeply sloping substrates.

Abundance: Uncommon in Australia, common in the northern hemisphere.

Similar Species: Unlike other Echinophyllia, but superficially resembles the faviid Echinopora lamellosa. It is readily distinguished by its exsert costae.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Echinophyllia (Genus) > Echinophyllia echinoporoides (Species)



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