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Montipora palawanensis

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lexID:
1673 
AphiaID:
287722 
Scientific:
Montipora palawanensis 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Stenkoraller - SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > palawanensis (Species) 
Initial determination:
Veron, 2000 
Occurrence:
Australien, Filippinerna, Indonesien, Timor 
Size:
bis zu 25cm 
Temperature:
24°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellen / Ljus 
Tank:
~ 200 Liter 
Difficulty:
4 - Medelsvår 
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:
2007-05-08 14:32:28 

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Montipora palawanensis
Veron, 2000

Infos from AIMS:

Characters: Colonies are submassive or laminar. The surface is uniformly covered with very large verrucae which are fused so as to form continuous ridges which form an irregular pattern. Only at plate margins are verrucae aligned in rows. Corallites are immersed deep between the ridges.

Similar Species: Montipora verrucosa and M. danae, both of which have smaller verrucae which are not fused into ridges. Montipora meandrina has more irregular verrucae. See also M. mactanensis. and M. verruculosus.


For more Infos click to the Link too AIMS.

External links

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

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