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lexID: 10912 AphiaID: 288718 Scientific: Leptoseris cailleti German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Lace Lettuce Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Leptoseris (Genus) > cailleti (Species) Initial determination: (Duchassaing & Michelotti, ), 1864 Occurrence: , Guadeloupe , Barbados Sint Eustatius and Saba, Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Canada , Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curacao, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Gulf of Mexico, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin / Sint Maarten, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, the Cayman Islands, the Netherlands Antilles, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands, U.S., West-Atlantic Ocean Sea depth: 30 - 150 Meter Size: up to 11.81" (30 cm) Temperature: - 78.8 °F (°C - 26°C) Food: Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Zooxanthellae / Light Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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(Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World
Colonies are horizontal, unifacial, subdividing fronds which are highly twisted and may fuse. Corallites are aligned on the centre of narrow parts of fronds or several may be aligned transversely on broad parts. They are strongly outwardly inclined.
Colour: Pale brown.
Habitat: Restricted to deep water (below 30 metres).
Abundance: Seldom seen by divers.
Similar species: Leptoseris gardineri , Leptoseris papyracea
Agaricia cailletti (Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864)
Mycedium cailleti Duchassaing & Michelotti, 1864
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Agariciidae (Family) > Leptoseris (Genus) > Leptoseris cailleti (Species)
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