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lexID: 1238 AphiaID: 207356 Scientific: Danafungia scruposa German: Plattenkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Danafungia (Genus) > scruposa (Species) Initial determination: (Klunzinger, ), 1879 Occurrence: Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Philippines, Red Sea, Tansania Sea depth: 1 - 27 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Dustfood , Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Least concern (LC) More related species in this lexicon:
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“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Polyps have an irregular outline, flat to strongly convex, thin and light. Septa are of markedly different sizes and have large pointed teeth. Tentacular lobes are weakly developed. Costae are widely spaced, the larger having simple spines. The undersurface has pits between the costae.
Colour: Pale brown often with pale septal margins and tentacular lobes.
Habitat: Reef slopes and lagoons.
Abundance: Common in the Red Sea and western Indian Ocean, uncommon elsewhere.
Fungia (Danafungia) corona Döderlein, 1901
Fungia (Danafungia) scruposa Klunzinger, 1879
Fungia corona Döderlein, 1901
Fungia danai var. vitiensis Döderlein, 1902
Fungia fieldi Gardiner, 1909
Fungia lobulata Ortmann, 1889
Fungia madagascarensis Vaughan, 1906
Fungia rugosa Quelch, 1886
Fungia scruposa Klunzinger, 1879
Fungia scruposa var. ternatensis Döderlein, 1902
Fungia subrepanda Döderlein, 1901
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Pichon (1980). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991).
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