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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, 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, 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
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
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Author:
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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Lobophyllia dentatus. Papua New Guinea. Colonies are commonly large and are usually hemispherical. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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