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Montipora setosa

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lexID:
4320 
AphiaID:
287726 
Scientific:
Montipora setosa 
German:
Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Pore Coral 
Category:
Stenkoraller - SPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > setosa (Species) 
Initial determination:
Nemenzo, 1976 
Occurrence:
Australien, Filippinerna, Indiska Oceanen - Stilla Havet, Indonesien, Malaysia, Singapore, Sydkinesiska Sjön, Thailand 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
30 cm - 50 cm 
Temperature:
23°C - 27°C 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellen / Ljus 
Tank:
~ 250 Liter 
Difficulty:
3 - Ganska enkel 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life
:
 
More related species
in this lexicon
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-02-12 19:21:03 

Info

“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Nemenzo, 1976

Characters: Colonies are small bushes of short, highly contorted anastomosing branches that grade into verrucae. Branches usually have flattened tips. A small number of thecal papillae may be found around each corallite.

Colour: Brown with pale tips.

Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.

Abundance: Rare.

Similar species: Montipora capitata , Montipora samarensis

External links

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

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Montipora setosa. Philippines. Colony with developed verrucae. Photograph: Charlie Veron.
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