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Porites vaughani

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Porites vaughani. Papua New Guinea. Detail of P. vaughani (below) and P. lichen (above). Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4217 
AphiaID:
288918 
Scientific:
Porites vaughani 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Koralowce twarde SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > vaughani (Species) 
Initial determination:
Crossland, 1952 
Occurrence:
Indo Pacific, Tonga, Sulawesi, Solomon Islands, New Guinea, Coral sea, Guam, Gulf of Bengal / Bay of Bengal, the Seychelles, Palau, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, Timor, Philippines, New Caledonia, Java, French Polynesia, Vanuatu, Sumatra, Samoa, Oceania, Madagascar, the Andaman Sea, Fiji, Taiwan, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Micronesia, Bunaken, Morza południowo chińskiego, Ocean Indyjski, Tahiti 
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
~ 28°C 
Food:
plankton, światło/zooksantelle 
Tank:
~ 350 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:
2012-03-15 19:10:56 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Crossland, 1952

Description: Colonies are encrusting, laminar or form columns. Corallites are widely spaced and separated by ridges. They are uniform in size within the same colony; those of colonies from exposed upper reef slopes are relatively small.
Color: Usually pale cream, pink or brown but may be bright green or purple.
Habitat: A wide range of environments.
Abundance: Sometimes common.
Similar Species: Porites annae and P. lichen.

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