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lexID: 1677 AphiaID: 207050 Scientific: Acropora polystoma German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Corals Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Acropora (Genus) > polystoma (Species) Initial determination: (Brook, ), 1891 Occurrence: , Djibouti , Eritrea , Sudan American Samoa, Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Comores, Cook Islands, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Mayotte, Micronesia, Mozambique, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Taiwan, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Seychelles, the Society Islands, Timor, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Yemen Sea depth: 3 - 10 Meter Size: up to 9.84" (25 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: Easy to breed Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown CITES: Appendix II ((commercial trade possible after a safety assessment by the exporting country)) Red List: Vulnerable (VU) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Created: 2005-10-19 21:54:52
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From AIMS: Characters:
Colonies are irregular clumps or corymbose plates with tapered branches of similar length and shape. Axial corallites are small and exsert. Radial corallites are usually arranged in rows down branchlet sides. They are irregularly immersed to tubular, giving colonies a spiny appearance.
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