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Danafungia scruposa Stony Coral


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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)  
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2019-09-15 13:36:51 

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

Fungia corona
Döderlein, 1901

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.

Synoynms:
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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