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Goniastrea edwardsi Stony corals


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lexID:
1679 
AphiaID:
207466 
Scientific:
Goniastrea edwardsi 
German:
Großpolypige Steinkoralle 
English:
Stony Corals 
Category:
Stony Corals LPS 
Family tree:
Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Merulinidae (Family) > Goniastrea (Genus) > edwardsi (Species) 
Initial determination:
Chevalier, 1971 
Occurrence:
Australia, Great Barrier Reef, Japan, Philippines 
Size:
up to 9.84" (25 cm) 
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:
 
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Author:
Publisher:
Meerwasser-Lexikon.de
Created:
Last edit:
2007-05-09 00:51:15 

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Goniastrea edwardsi Chevalier, 1971

Similar Species: Goniastrea retiformis. See also G. aspera, which has larger corallites.

Synonymised names:
Astraea parvistella Dana, 1846 (synonym ?)
Goniastrea capitata Studer, 1880 (synonym ?)
Goniastrea parvistella (Dana, 1846) (synonym ?)
Goniastrea solida Milne Edwards & Haime, 1848 (synonym ?)

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