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Cyphastrea agassizi

Cyphastrea agassiziis commonly referred to as Cyphastrea agassizi. Difficulty in the aquarium: Średnio trudny. A aquarium size of at least 200 Liter is recommended.


Profilbild Urheber Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien

Cyphastrea agassizi. Philippines. Variation in corallite shape and colour. Photograph: Charlie Veron.


Courtesy of the author Dr. J.E.N. "Charlie" Veron, Australien Please visit www.coralsoftheworld.org for more information.

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lexID:
4301 
AphiaID:
288919 
Scientific:
Cyphastrea agassizi 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Cyphastrea Agassizi 
Category:
Koralowce twarde LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Cyphastrea (Genus) > agassizi (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Vaughan, ), 1907 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 26°C 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
Średnio trudny 
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:
2012-04-13 13:14:35 

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

Cyphastrea agassizi
(Vaughan, 1907)

Characters: Colonies are massive. The surface is often deeply grooved. Corallites are widely spaced. Septa are in three unequal orders with the first order being exsert. The coenosteum between the corallites is usually smooth. Irregular ?groove and tubercle? formations may be present.

Colour: The coenosteum is whitish, corallites are pale brown or green. Septa are sometimes orange.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Leptastrea inaequalis

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Vaughan¿s original description/specimens. Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).

External links

  1. Australian Institute of Marine Species (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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