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lexID: 1236 AphiaID: 288344 Scientific: Echinopora mammiformis German: Großpolypige Steinkoralle English: Echinopora Mammiformis Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Echinopora (Genus) > mammiformis (Species) Initial determination: (Nemenzo, ), 1959 Occurrence: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Western Indian Ocean Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: Average CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Related species at Catalog of Life:
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Created: 2005-01-06 19:03:13
Last edit: 2007-05-09 00:31:36
Description: Colonies are commonly over 5 metres across and are composed of contorted branches and flat plates. Rarely submassive. Corallites are conical, 7-10 millimetres diameter. The coenosteum is smooth or nearly so. Costae are smooth or slightly beaded. Columellae are twisted into a spiral.
Similar Species: Echinopora horrida and E. gemmacea may both have similar growth-forms but both have spines down their costae and a spiny coenosteum.
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