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Lithophyllon scabra Stony corals

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Fungia scabra. Tanzania. Septa may form irregular patterns in turbid environments. Photograph: Charlie Veron.

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lexID:
1662 
AphiaID:
716611 
Scientific:
Lithophyllon scabra 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Lithophyllon (Genus) > scabra (Species) 
Initial determination:
(Döderlein, ), 1901 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea, Tansania 
Sea depth:
Meter 
Size:
up to 5.12" (13 cm) 
Temperature:
75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) 
Food:
Phytoplankton, Plankton, Zooplankton, Zooxanthellae / Light 
Tank:
44 gal (~ 200L) 
Difficulty:
Average 
CITES:
Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) 
Related species at
Catalog of Life:
 
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Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2018-01-25 13:45:58 

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Fungia scabra
Döderlein, 1901

Characters: Polyps are usually circular, flat or arched. Septa are thin with fine conical or granular teeth. Small tentacular lobes may be present. Costae are fine. There are no pits between the costae. Septa may form irregular patterns in turbid environments.

Colour: Usually brown.

Habitat: Reef slopes and lagoons.

Abundance: Rare.

Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic references: Veron and Pichon (1980), Hoeksema (1989). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991), Nishihira and Veron (1995).

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