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Madracis asperula


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lexID:
8649 
AphiaID:
135211 
Scientific:
Madracis asperula 
German:
Großployige Steinkoralle 
English:
Madracis Asperula 
Category:
Sten koraller LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Madracis (Genus) > asperula (Species) 
Initial determination:
Milne Edwards & Haime, 1849 
Occurrence:
Puerto Rico, Haiti, Columbia, Nigeria, The Gulf of Guinea, the Canary Islands, Madeira, Panama, Venezuela, Cuba, the Netherlands Antilles, French Guiana, Jamaica, Bahamas, Bolivia, Cayman øerne, Dominikanske republik, Florida, Honduras, Mexikanske golf, Mexiko (Øst Pacific), Nicaragua, Sydatlanten, Trinidad og Tobago, USA 
Size:
bis zu 40cm 
Temperature:
4°C - 28°C 
Food:
azooxanthellat, nonphotosynthetic, fytoplankton, zooplankton 
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)) 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2015-08-07 19:01:47 

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Milne-Edwards & Haime, 1850

Very special thanks for the first two photos of Madracis asperula to Rafael Mesa, Blue World fotos!

Madracis asperula, an azooxanthellate coral, is found in intermediate to deep-water fore reef environments, from 12-200 meters.

The coral seems to be non-sensitive respective fifferent temperatures, it is found in the cold Scotia Sea and just as in the warmer Caribbean Sea.


Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Astrocoeniidae (Family) > Madracis (Genus) > Madracis asperula (Species)

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