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Porites stephensoni

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Porites stephensoni. Great Barrier Reef, Australia. General appearance of corallites. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
4215 
AphiaID:
288915 
Scientific:
Porites stephensoni 
German:
kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Coral 
Category:
Stenkoraller - SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Poritidae (Family) > Porites (Genus) > stephensoni (Species) 
Initial determination:
Crossland, 1952 
Occurrence:
Australien, Bengaliska viken, Fiji, Filippinerna, Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Indonesien, Java, Korallhavet, Malaysia, Marschallöarna, Mikronesien, Nya Guinea, Nya Kaledonien, Papua Nya Guinea, Röda Havet, Salomonöarna, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi (Indonesien), Sumatra, Sydkinesiska Sjön, Tahiti, Taiwan, Thailand, Vanuatu  
Size:
bis zu 50cm 
Temperature:
22°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)) 
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Created:
Last edit:
2012-03-15 18:45:13 

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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Crossland, 1952

Description: Colonies are encrusting, hemispherical or columnar and are usually less than 0.1 metre across.
Color: Cream or brown.
Habitat: Reef flats.
Abundance: Uncommon.
Similar Species: Porites murrayensis.

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