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Porites eridani

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Porites eridani. Vietnam. Colony with extensive basal plates. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4198 
AphiaID:
288899 
Scientific:
Porites eridani 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Koralowce twarde SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > eridani (Species) 
Initial determination:
Umbgrove, 1940 
Occurrence:
Singapore, Taiwan, Indo Pacific, Timor, Philippines, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Morza południowo chińskiego 
Size:
bis zu 15cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
plankton, światło/zooksantelle 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
To nie jest zwierzę dla początkujących 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-13 13:51:30 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Umbgrove, 1940

Description: Colonies are large basal laminae, often with contorted branches. Corallites are irregularly distributed on both laminae and branches.
Color: Brown.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Abundance: Usually uncommon.
Similar Species: Corallites are similar to those of Porites flavus, which is primarily distinguished by lack of basal laminae. Growth-forms are similar to those of P. sillimaniana and P. latistella. Calice characters are closest to P. horizontalata.

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