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lexID: 1368 AphiaID: 206952 Scientific: Pocillopora grandis German: Porenkoralle English: Antler Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > grandis (Species) Initial determination: Dana, 1846 Occurrence: , Djibouti , Guadeloupe , Sudan , Eritrea , El Salvador (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Chile, China, Christmas Islands, Columbia, Comores, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Galapagos Islands, Guam, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Aqaba / Gulf of Eliat, Gulf of California, Hawaii, Honduras, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Israel, Japan, Johnston Atoll, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Nauru, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Panama, Papua, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, South-Pazific, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 2 - 20 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Dissolved inorganic substances) f.e.NaCL,CA, Mag, K, I.P, Dissolved organic substances, Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 44 gal (~ 200L) Difficulty: Not for beginners Offspring: Easy 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 17:51:00
Last edit: 2018-02-27 16:33:04
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Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860
Description: Colonies are composed of stout, upright, flattened branches. Colonies are often over one metre across and may form large single species stands. Branches may be widely separated or may be compact, especially where currents are strong. Verrucae are uniform in shape and spacing.
Similar Species: Pocillopora woodjonesi. See also P. zelli.
Classification: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Pocilloporidae (Family) > Pocillopora (Genus) > Pocillopora eydouxi (Species)
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