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lexID: 1363 AphiaID: 207167 Scientific: Montipora undata German: Folienkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > undata (Species) Initial determination: Bernard, 1897 Occurrence: (the) Maldives, Admiralty Islands, American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China, Comores, Fiji, Guam, Indonesia, Japan, Kenya, Kiribati, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, New Caledonia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Réunion , Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, the Andaman Sea, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, Timor, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna Sea depth: 3 - 30 Meter Size: up to 11.81" (30 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Possible to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Near threatened (NT) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-03-28 15:57:26
Last edit: 2005-09-11 20:32:37
Captive breeding / propagation
The offspring of Montipora undata are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Montipora undata, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Montipora undata, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.
Similar Species: Montipora danae, if large tuberculae are formed. See also M. monasteriata, M. confusa and M. circumvallata.
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