Sandalolitha africanais commonly referred to as Sandalolitha africana. Difficulty in the aquarium:
Only for advanced aquarists. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
Profile lexID: 6884 AphiaID: 291008 Scientific: Sandalolitha africana German: Pilzkoralle English: Sandalolitha Africana Category: Sten koraller LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Sandalolitha (Genus) > africana (Species) Initial determination: (Esper, ), 1797 Size: bis zu 30cm Temperature: 22°C - 27°C Difficulty: Only for advanced aquarists 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 More related species: in this lexicon
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Created: 2014-03-20 18:40:03
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Very special thanks for the photo to Dr. Lyndon DeVantier, a great honor for the reeflex.
Colonies are flat, oval or irregular in shape. Corallites are evenly spaced. Peripheral septa and costae are aligned at right angles to the colony margins while those in the central area are parallel to its long axis. There is no axial furrow. Septa are thin.
Colour: Brown or greenish-brown.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Sandalolitha dentata
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