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Madracis senaria Zooxanthellate Coral species


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lexID:
1239 
AphiaID:
287112 
Scientific:
Madracis senaria 
German:
Sternkoralle 
English:
Zooxanthellate Coral Species 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Madracis (Genus) > senaria (Species) 
Initial determination:
Wells, 1973 
Occurrence:
Barbados, Belize, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico (East Pacific), Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico, The Bahamas, the Caribbean, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela 
Size:
7.87" - 78.74" (20cm - 200cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
33 gal (~ 150L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
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:
 
Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 01:34:24 

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Madracis senaria
Wells, 1973

Description: Colonies are encrusting. Corallites are widely separated and circular in outline. They have six exsert septa which are fused with the columella. A second cycle of septa is rudimentary. The coenosteum has fine blisters.
Color: Unknown.

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Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Astrocoeniidae (Family) > Madracis (Genus) > Madracis senaria (Species)

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