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Stylaraea punctata

Stylaraea punctatais commonly referred to as Stylaraea punctata. Difficulty in the aquarium: To nie jest zwierzę dla początkujących. A aquarium size of at least 50 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.


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lexID:
5224 
AphiaID:
212178 
Scientific:
Stylaraea punctata 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stylaraea Punctata 
Category:
Koralowce twarde LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Stylaraea (Genus) > punctata (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Linnaeus, ), 1758 
Size:
1 cm - 2 cm 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Tank:
~ 50 Liter 
Difficulty:
To nie jest zwierzę dla początkujących 
Offspring:
None 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2013-04-03 11:55:39 

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(Linnaeus, 1758)

Very special thanks for the foto of Stylaraea punctata to Prof. Dr. Gustav Paulay, USA!!

Characters: Colonies are circular, encrusting, less than 15 millimetres across with uniformly spaced corallites. Septa are in two cycles of 6 each. The columella is an irregular pinnule.

Colour: Pale brown with white septa and columellae.

Habitat: Subtidal environments usually uninhabited by other corals. From low water down to a maximum of half a metre deep, often found on dead corals

Abundance: Usually rare.

Similar species: Poritipora paliformis

Source: Corals of the World by Charlie J.E.N. Veron

External links

  1. Corals of the World by Charlie Veron (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  2. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  3. SeaLifeBase (multi). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.
  4. World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) (en). Abgerufen am 19.08.2020.

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