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Favites paraflexuosa

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Favites paraflexuosa. Seychelle Islands. Surface of a large colony showing typically angular corallites. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
1373 
AphiaID:
763552 
Scientific:
Favites paraflexuosa 
German:
Hirnkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stenkoraller - LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Favites (Genus) > paraflexuosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Occurrence:
Australien, Barriärrevet, Filippinerna, Seychellerna  
Size:
bis zu 30cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
fytoplankton, Plankton, zooplankton, Zooxanthellen / Ljus 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
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:
2005-04-02 15:26:34 

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

Favites paraflexuosa
Veron, 2000

Characters: Colonies are hemispherical or flat. Corallites are angular and deep. Septa are even, with fine teeth. Paliform lobes are weakly developed.

Colour: Brown with pale oral discs.

Habitat: Shallow reef environments.

Abundance: Uncommon.

Similar species: Favites flexuosa , Favites vasta

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron (2002).

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