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Acropora arafura

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Copyright Dr. Paul Muir, Queensland Museum, Australien

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lexID:
8560 
Scientific:
Acropora arafura 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Acropora arafura 
Category:
Koralowce twarde SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > arafura (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wallace, Done & Muir, 2012 
Occurrence:
Australia, Morze Arafura morze 
Temperature:
22°C - 27°C 
Food:
zooplankton 
Difficulty:
There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully 
Toxicity:
Toxic hazard unknown 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
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Last edit:
2015-07-12 14:13:05 

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Wallace, Done & Muir, 2012

Very special thanks for the first photo of Acropora arafura to Dr. Paul Muir, Curator for corals at the Museum of Tropical Queensland (MTQ).

This species was found 2012 at the Westaustalien Coast (Kimberly) and in the Arafurasea, north Australial in a depth of 0,5 to 7 meters on sandy reef flats.

Colour: Cream to pale brown.

The coral was named for the type locality, the shallow Arafursea in the north of Australia.

Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > Acropora arafura (Species)

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