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lexID: 1914 AphiaID: 207186 Scientific: Montipora informis German: Kleinpolypige Steinkoralle English: Stony Coral Category: Stony Corals SPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Acroporidae (Family) > Montipora (Genus) > informis (Species) Initial determination: Bernard, 1897 Occurrence: , Eritrea , Sudan , Djibouti (the) Maldives, American Samoa, Australia, Cambodia, Central Pazific, China, Christmas Islands, Comores, Cook Islands, East Africa, Eastern Indian Ocean, Egypt, Fiji, French Polynesia, Great Barrier Reef, Guam, Gulf of Aden, India, Indian Ocean, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Kiribati, Madagascar, Malaysia, Malpelo Island, Marschall Islands, Mauritius, Micronesia, Namibia, Nauru, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Red Sea, Réunion , Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tansania, Thailand, The Chagos Archipelago (the Chagos Islands), the Cocos Islands / Keeling Islands, the Seychelles, Tokelau, Tonga, Tuvalu, United States Minor Outlying Islands, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Indian Ocean, Western Pacific Ocean, Yemen Sea depth: 1 - 20 Meter Size: up to 13.78" (35 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: Least concern (LC) Related species at Catalog of Life: More related species in this lexicon:
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Infos from AIMS:
Characters: Colonies are massive to encrusting. Corallites are evenly distributed and immersed. The coenosteum is covered with elongate papillae of uniform length. Colour: Brown or mottled brown and white. Papillae may have white or blue tips. White tentacles may be extended during the day.
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