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lexID: 2305 AphiaID: 716357 Scientific: Heliofungia fralinae German: Pilzkoralle English: Mushroom Coral Category: Stony Corals LPS Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Heliofungia (Genus) > fralinae (Species) Initial determination: (Nemenzo, ), 1955 Occurrence: Australia, Indo Pacific, Indonesia, Kiribati, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands Sea depth: Meter Size: up to 5.91" (15 cm) Temperature: 75.2 °F - 80.6 °F (24°C - 27°C) Food: Plankton, Zooxanthellae / Light Tank: 22 gal (~ 100L) Difficulty: Average Offspring: Not available as offspring 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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Synonyms: Fungia fralinae
Description: Polyps are circular. Septa are in two distinct orders, those of the first order being very exsert, straight and thin. All septa have fine teeth. Tentacles, which are sometimes bifurcated, are commonly extended during the day.
Color: Usually olive-green with tiny but conspicuous violet tentacle tips.
Habitat: Reef slopes and lagoons.
Similar Species: The exsert alternating septa with fine teeth are distinctive.
Systematik: Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Cnidaria (Phylum) > Anthozoa (Class) > Hexacorallia (Subclass) > Scleractinia (Order) > Fungiidae (Family) > Heliofungia (Genus)
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