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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 
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:
the Andaman Sea, Fiji, Taiwan, Singapore, Papua New Guinea, Micronesia, 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, 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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