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Lobophyllia dentatus

Lobophyllia dentatusis commonly referred to as stony coral. Difficulty in the aquarium: Średnio trudny. A aquarium size of at least 500 Liter is recommended.


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

Lobophyllia dentatus. Papua New Guinea. Colonies are commonly large and are usually hemispherical. 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:
4384 
AphiaID:
763791 
Scientific:
Lobophyllia dentatus 
German:
Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Koralowce twarde LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) > dentatus (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Size:
bis zu 200cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 500 Liter 
Difficulty:
Średnio trudny 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2017-01-27 07:49:36 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Veron, 2000

Characters: Colonies are flat to hemispherical and up to 2 metres across. They have tusk-like, elongate, closely compacted monocentric corallites. Individual corallites unite only at the base of the colony. Primary septa are very exsert, with long teeth. The exsert primary septa have a spoke-like appearance underwater.

Colour: Uniform grey.

Habitat: Upper reef slopes and lagoons.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Lobophyllia corymbosa , Lobophyllia corymbosa , Lobophyllia hemprichii

Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Lobophylliidae (Family) > Lobophyllia (Genus) >

External links

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

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