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Porites profundus

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Porites profundus. Papua New Guinea. Detail of branches. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4210 
AphiaID:
411271 
Scientific:
Porites profundus 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Koralowce twarde SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > profundus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Rehberg, 1892 
Occurrence:
Mauritius, Réunion , Gulf of Aden, Sumatra, (the) Maldives, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Madagascar, Bunaken 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
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)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-15 14:40:08 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Rehberg, 1892

Description: Colonies are composed of straight, slightly tapered branches. Corallites are deeply excavated and angular, with thin walls.
Color: Grey or brown, usually with pale walls and darker centres.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Abundance: Uncommon or rare.
Similar Species: Porites negrosensis, which has corallites with thicker, more rounded walls and more twisted branches.

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